Illiniza Sur

Photo taken from Illiniza Norte. You can see Laguna verde.

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Misa

Misa - Feb 23, 2010 1:04 pm - Voted 10/10

why is

the water so green? usually glaciated lakes are blue...

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Feb 23, 2010 8:06 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: why is

because it is called Laguna Verde, Michael...
Honestly, I do not know...

lcarreau

lcarreau - Feb 23, 2010 10:04 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: why is

A very similar thing happened with the lakes
surrounding the Mt. Saint Helens volcano.

A correlation can be drawn between the amount
of volcanic ash the lakes contain and the lake's coloration.

More ash suspended in the water = MORE GREEN!

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Feb 24, 2010 8:58 am - Hasn't voted

Re: why is

makes sense Larry... maybe? I will research it in my free time.... thanks

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