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EMERALD LAKE, CANADA - A JEWEL | by El2deepblue*
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EMERALD LAKE, CANADA - A JEWEL

This beautiful lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains,British Columbia,

is surrounded by mountains of the President Range, Mount Burgess and

the Wapta Mountain. It was discovered in 1882 by Tom Wilson.

 

Very interesting: The nearby Burgess Shale Formation, one of the worlds most

celebrated fossil localities, an UNESCO World Heritage Site:

English: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgess_Shale

Deutsch: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgess-Schiefer

 

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Taken on August 27, 2007