The River of Five Colors

By Mario CarvajalOwn work, CC BY 3.0, Link

Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. The river is commonly called the River of Five Colors or the Liquid Rainbow, and is even referred to as the most beautiful river in the world due to its striking colors. The bed of river in the end of July through November is variously colored yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red, the last caused by the Macarenia clavigera (Podostemaceae) on the bottom of the river.

By AstromarioOwn work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

By Mario CarvajalOwn work, CC BY 3.0, Link

By Peter Fitzgerald, CC BY 3.0, Link

By Mario CarvajalOwn work, CC BY 3.0, Link

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