The salt lake at Westgate Park has turned pink in Melbourne, Australia!

The salt lake at Westgate Park has turned pink! It takes a combination of elements to create this natural phenomenon; very high salt levels, high temperatures, increased sunlight and lack of rainfall. If you’re wondering what causes the red pigment, it’s algae growing in the salt crust, which is responding to extremely high salt levels. … Continue reading The salt lake at Westgate Park has turned pink in Melbourne, Australia!