Spotted Lake (Khiluk) is a salt alkali lake in British Columbia with high concentrations of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium sulfate as well as a number of other minerals and metals. As the water evaporates in the summer, dry spots of salt deposits appear, leaving natural walkways around the rims. #Spotted_Lake #British_Columbia #Geology #Geography #Khiluk

Mysterious Spotted Lake, British Columbia, Canada

The Fairy Pools on the Isle of Syke., Scotland. The water in the pools is bright turquoise due to the mineral deposits in the rocks.

Helmcken Falls, British Columbia, Canada

Columbia River Gorge, Oneonta Canyon, Oregon

Located near the city of Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada’s Spotted Lake draws visitors from around the world. The Spotted Lake has a very highly concentration of numerous different minerals.

mineral baths in tuscany

✮ Mineral Stained Cliffs - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan

Butchart Gardens near Victoria, British Columbia. Around 100 years ago Jennie Butchart, the wife of a Portland Cement magnate, decided to turn their exhausted quarry pit into a sunken garden. The original garden was completed in 1921 Today, over a million bedding plants a year are used throughout the gardens and over a million visitors visit Butchart Gardens annually.

Lake Tree, British Columbia

The Moeraki Boulders are a big attraction, found on Koekohe Beach near Moeraki on New Zealand’s coast. The huge, gray, spherical stones formed in sediment on the sea floor 60 million years ago and were revealed by shoreline erosion. The boulders, some of which stand alone and some in clusters, can weigh several tons and measure 10 feet across.

Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge near Portland, Oregon • photo: Steven Michael on 500px

Tulip Fields, The Netherlands

Abbas Arabzadeh

Grand Canyon Glass Walkway

The Initiation Well in Sintra, Portugal

Frozen bubbles at Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada - so cool

Spotted Lake, Canada ( Chris Boyle )

Lake O'Hara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada.

London = this looks like a funky spot to have coffee... or tea!!