Unique patterns on Earth's surface

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Unique patterns on Earth's surface

American photographer George Steinmetz, who stood out from the crowd of colleagues thanks to the bold choice of the subjects of his work - a fearless photo artist goes to the farthest corners of the world behind the shots and rises to an incredible height in a direct and figurative sense.

The classical spiral extends almost 500 m along the northeastern coast of the American state of Utah. An elegant pattern, consisting of salt, appears at the bottom of the lake only during a drought.

The bizarre coloring of a large prismatic source in the international Yellowstone biosphere reserve in the United States is explained by the difference in temperature between the water and the inhabitants inhabiting it, in the center hot water reaches 93 degrees, and gradually cools to the banks.

A farmer-esthete in China carefully laid out the red pepper to be dried in the sun for future harvesting.

Bizarre patterns were formed in the desert of the Republic of Niger after evaporation of salt in the hot sun. The color of the "mosaic" element depends on randomly mixed natural ingredients - algae, clay, salt or mud.

Hotel Kinigi Guest House for tourists of the mountain gorilla sanctuary in the Volcans National Park in Rwanda.

The red color of Lake Natron near the rift zone on the border of Tanzania and Kenya is due to the high content of minerals that are washed away from the nearest volcanoes. The water temperature can reach 50 degrees, and the alkaline medium reaches a pH of 10.5, which is equivalent to pure ammonia.

Irrigation of pastures with life-giving water in Saudi Arabia.

A look from space to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, where there are 1,500 species of fish, 4 thousand species of mollusks and more than five hundred algae, which makes it one of the most biologically diverse reservoirs in the world.

The salt island in Iran, surrounded by opaque opaque water.

A natural carpet of young grassland covered pastures in the Chinese province of Yunnan.

The origin of a circle of regular shape, 20-meter diameter, on a barren plain in Chad, still remains a mystery.

Church of St. George in Ethiopia cut straight in the rock in the form of a cross. Its roof is at the level of the surface of the earth, and you can go inside only through the tunnel.

Salt crystals form tiny islands in the waters of the Dead Sea in Israel.

Banana plantations grown in a marshy area near the Nyabarongo River in Rwanda.

Residents of the Kenyan village extract fresh water, digging holes in the sand.

Solar Solar Power Station in the US state of California.

A grass-grown islet among the desert lands of Botswana.

Tourists in Bolivia are confidently striding along the spreading surface of the largest solonchak, which occupies more than 10 thousand square meters. Km and contains about 10 billion tons of salt.

A tiny boat plows the surface of the gentle turquoise waters off the islands in the central part of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

Mount Bagan is a 1730-meter active volcano in the territory of Papua New Guinea, spewing clouds of sulfur gases.