32. Salt ponds in Western Australia • 32. Salt ponds in Western Australia

These curved chunks of land floating in the blue waters are typical geographic features of Australia’s western coastline, which borders the Indian Ocean. Further inland, though, is an even more striking feature – albeit a human-made one. Very rigid and angular-looking salt extraction ponds are seen from this 2015 NASA picture glistening and standing out in the reddish water.

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