China's Dead Sea Turns Pink and Green

Fagjun | Published 2017-09-27 21:57

Algal blooms turn China's Dead Sea a bright pink and green, aerial footage shows.

 

Video by CGTN

 

 

This “Dead Sea” is actually a salt lake in Yungcheng in China's Shanxi province. The Yuncheng lake has a similar level of salinity as the actual Dead Sea, which gives rise to the lake's nickname. Like its namesake, the lake is quite the tourist attraction as well, albeit for different reasons.

 

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