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Surreal Aquamarine

The extremely dynamic turquoise color of Lake Abraham is caused by "rock flower" (silt ground from rocks by glacier movement). This manmade wonder is the result of the construction of the bighorn dam in 1972.

 

This photo was taken while traveling along the Thompson Highway in the Banff National Park

 

Banff National Park, Alberta

Canada

 

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Taken on July 25, 2006