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Photo: Mono Lake Scenery California

The diverse landscape and beautiful scenery surrounding Mono Lake in California, USA.

Mono Lake in California, United States is a popular tourist destination where you can explore the ancient remains of the landscape and the beautiful mountain scenery in the background. Rock formations also known as tufa towers protrude from the surface of Mono Lake which are made up of calcium carbonate, a mineral named Tufa.Mono Lake is thought to be nearly one million years old and the rock formations which make up some of the scenery around the lake were created over many years by rain, snow and sleet. This evaporates and the remains form crystals which are from the calcite.Mono Lake in California, USA is extremely salty and along with the weather conditions and the underwater springs, they all take part in the continuous growing heights of the Tufa Towers. Some of the rock formations in Mono Lake grow to be up to thirty feet tall and a majority of them are close to the shoreline so tourists can get a close look. ... continue below the picture...



Mono Lake Scenery California

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... Mono Lake is situated in the Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve in California, USA and covers about sixty-five square miles. Camping, boating, hiking and swimming are all part of the summer outdoor activities around Mono Lake and the hillsides, snow covered mountains and tufa towers make the scenery even more picturesque.Rock Formations, Mono Lake, Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve, California, USA, North America.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1DS, aperture of f/13.0, exposure time of 1/60 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 400mm.

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Mono Lake Scenery California
The diverse landscape and beautiful scenery surrounding Mono Lake in California, USA.
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Rolf Hicker
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t2152 - Mono Lake Scenery California

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