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NASA photographs of salt producing regions from space

Similar rectangles spotted in the Makgadikgadi Pan in Botswana stand out from their surrounding area

Similar rectangles spotted in the Makgadikgadi Pan in Botswana stand out from their surrounding area

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

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Tanzania’s lifeless Lake Natron full of warm, salty and alkaline water shines a bright red when seen from space

Tanzania’s lifeless Lake Natron full of warm, salty and alkaline water shines a bright red when seen from space

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

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NASA’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus on the Landsat 7 satellite photographs the Bo Hai coast in China’s Shandong Province, which has a long history of producing salt

NASA’s Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus on the Landsat 7 satellite photographs the Bo Hai coast in China’s Shandong Province, which has a long history of producing salt

Source: NASA's Earth Observatory

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station zoom in on the salt ponds along the Rhone River in southern France

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station zoom in on the salt ponds along the Rhone River in southern France

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

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NASA's OLI spots salt from nearby marshes in Aigues-Mortes, France is harvested for industrial, chemical, and pharmaceutical uses

NASA's OLI spots salt from nearby marshes in Aigues-Mortes, France is harvested for industrial, chemical, and pharmaceutical uses

Source:NASA Earth Observatory

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