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Lake Retba

Salt harvest at Senegal’s pink lake

Lake Retba (Pink Lake), divided from the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow corridor of dunes, gets its name from the pink water caused by Dunaliella salina algae and is known for its high salinity, up to 40% in some areas. An aerial view shows rows of boats used to harvest salt in Lake Retba, Senegal, March 16, 2021.…

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