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Dry Lake Eyre and Salt Flats, Australia

28.2S 137.6E

April 23rd, 2010 Category: Lakes, Salt Flats

Australia - March 5th, 2010

Australia - March 5th, 2010

Lake Eyre is known for being the saltiest and driest lake in Australia. It usually appears to be a huge salt flat, as it fills with water only about once every 100 years.

About a year ago it had filled due to great quantities of rainwater running through the river system down to South Australia from severe flooding in Queensland. (Click here to compare this image to that of  last year’s article). Here however, much of the lake appears as a mostly dry white salt flat once more.

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