Salinas de S’Avall, Mallorca, Spain

The red pond on the left is saturated with NaCl, and has a visible halite crust. The mound of harvested salt is about 2.5 m high, © Rafael Bosch. (For more details see: McGenity TJ & Oren A (2012) Hypersaline environments. In Life at Extremes: Environments, Organisms and Strategies for Survival. EM Bell (ed.) CAB International, UK. pp. 402-437)

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