Pink Lake, Western Australia: The distinctive color is due not to pollution, but is due to a green alga

Pink Lake Hillier, Australia: The distinctive color is due not to pollution, but is due to a green alga Dunaliella salina, halobacterium Halobacteria cutirubrum, and/or high concentration of brine prawn. Once the lake water reaches a salinity level great

Stunning drone images have captured extraordinary new perspectives of Australia's most famous landmarks. Pictured, the pink water of Lake Hillier in Western Australia

Drones capture bird's eye view of Australia's most loved landmarks

From the pink waters of Western Australia's Lake Miller to Tasmania's vibrant tulip fields, the aerial snaps showcase the country's natural beauty as never seen before.

Really want to visit Pink Lake (Lake Hillier) in Western Australia on our road trip around Australia

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Go to Hillier Lake, Western Australia: The pink and lovely Hillier Lake is the only vividly pink lake you will find in the world. The color is permanent and never changes, even when water is removed and placed in a separate container. Its startling color remains a mystery and while scientists have proven it's not due to the presence of algae, unlike the other salt lakes down under, they still can't explain why it's pink...

Lake Hillier, pink colored lake located on Middle Island, one of the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago, Western Aust

It's hard to believe that no Photoshop was used, but this pink lake exists in our very own backyard - WA, Australia.

a Pink Lake?

Lake Hillier Lake Hillier is a lake on Middle Island, the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia. The most notable feature of the lake is its pink color.

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Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island in Western Australia. The tiny lake only spans about 600 meters wide but its rose pink colour in unmistakable. However, the reason why it’s pink remains a mystery.

Hillier Lake Western Australia (Pink Lake)

Lake Hillier Western Australia (Pink Lake)

The only living organism in Lake Hillier in Australia is Dunaliella Salina, the microorganism that causes the salt content in the lake to create a red dye, hence the colour. This life form is called, halophile / extremophile.

The Pink Lake Australia   (Goldfields-Esperance area)  - Size: (4km x 2km). Surprisingly people just call it the “Pink Lake” even though it is not pink all year. It shows similarity to the  Red Beach, China. When the lake water rises in salinity and the right amount of sun hits the lake, its green algae turns into a mix of pink and red.

Most of the world's pink lakes have a high concentration of salt, giving them salty sand-like beaches

My latest obsession; photograph one of the pink lakes. #Travel #Color #Nature

Lake Retba or Lac Rose is located in the north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal. It got its name due to the Dunaliella salina algae making its water look like strawberry milk shake. Pink color is clearly visible during the dry season.

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