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The Tufa Towers Of Mono Lake

By Gerard @presurfer
The Tufa Towers Of Mono Lakeimage credit: Brian W. Tobin cc
Mono Lake in California is a strange place to say the least. However, unlike many bizarre places in the world this strange environment is caused by us. In the early 1940s the city of Los Angeles was growing quickly. The Second World War was in full flow and when it came to the environment it was felt that some things could be neglected.
The LA Department of Water and Power began diverting the lakes streams 350 miles to the south. The damage to the environment would be untold. Paradoxically it would leave the area eerily beautiful - like some alien backdrop from an episode of Star Trek.

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