Koyashskoye Salt Lake

The coast of the Kerch Peninsula in Crimea has been recognized as Koyashskoye, that is, it is named a salt lake. It is separated from the Black Sea by s trip of land. As being like a lot of salt lake all over the world, the water of Koyashskoye becomes an impressive pink hue. This is because of the presence of microscopic algae that enriches in the saline water. Note that the lake is not large, that is, it is around 4 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide including quite shallow with an average depth of just one meter.
Due to its shallowness and countless tiny, rocky islands dot the lake’s surface. Furthermore, when the water evaporates, the salt in the lake crystallizes around these rocks. After that, the shores produce crystal stones and scent of viola. Note that the lake has been not widely known to the tourists. However, it is popular among the locals who say the lake’s mud contain healing properties. Besides, the lake is under Opuksky Nature Reserve since 1998.

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