Eerie Photos Capture Deadly Lake That Turns Animals Into Statues
Posted by satyrikon στο Οκτωβρίου 5, 2013
Photographer Nick Brandt Documents The Stony Bodies Of Animals Strewn Around An African Body Of Water
» In northern Tanzania lies Lake Natron, the eerily still body of water that turns submersed animals into stone-like statues — perfectly preserved.
This black magic is caused by a combination of harsh conditions. To start, the lake is fed by volcanic ash containing salt compounds from the Great Rift Valley nearby, and has a very basic alkalinity — its pH is between 9 to 10.5, similar to ammonia. «