The Rotten Sea

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Sivash, also known as the Rotten Sea for its pungent smell, is a large system of shallow salty lagoons on the northeastern coast of the Crimean Peninsula. The marshy area includes an abandoned Soviet-era salt mine while continued evaporation of the area produces stunning views as the water leaves behind tons of salt. The scenery is stunning  especially the sharp contrast between the blood-red sea, created by algae, and the blue sky.
Photos Courtesy Of: SERGEY ANASHKEVITCH/ CATERS NEWS

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11 Responses to The Rotten Sea

  1. Next to the Rotten Sea -that seems a Sea of Blood- and the Dead Sea is history been lived in these days!

  2. Amazing the way nature creates beauties such as these! Thanks for sharing this – the images are awesome. :)

  3. H.Grö says:

    just gorgeous!

  4. fleurrisse says:

    Reblogged this on fleurrisse and commented:
    Beautiful, love it

  5. Stunning pictures and aesthetically divine:)

  6. uncharted586 says:

    This is poetry for the eyes. The enthusiasm I have for these images trumps that of an intoxicated labrador retriever. Thank you!!!

  7. Priya Ghose says:

    Reblogged this on Click And Color and commented:
    Wild!

  8. Dina says:

    Stunning images! Love the colours.

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