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Shores of Black Sea Framed by Sediments

43.7N 29.7E

December 26th, 2012 Category: Lakes, Sediments

Black Sea – December 25th, 2012

The shores of the Black Sea appear ringed in a cloudy bluish-green color. This is likely due to an influx of sediments carried in by rivers due to heavy rains or snow melt. Phytoplankton growth may also be a factor, although blooms usually occur in the spring and summer and do not remain confined to the edges of the sea.

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