Mono Lake, USA

Lakeside of Mono Lake
Lakeside of Mono Lake (Photo credit: Michael Gäbler)

Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. These salts also make the lake water alkaline. Wikipedia

Mono Lake (12581873963)
Mono Lake (12581873963) (Photo credit: Moheen)
A118, Mono Lake, California, USA, 2004
A118, Mono Lake, California, USA, 2004 (Photo credit: Brian W. Schaller)
Mono Lake 05
Mono Lake 05 (Photo credit: Tm)

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