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Salt Lake Onslow

Western Australia

Date of acquisition:    April 29th, 2021  |  02:33:56 UTC

Sensor:  Sentinel-2A, L2A

Coordinates:    21.6°S 115.1°E

The image shows Onslow salt lake in the Pilbara region on the coast of Western Australia. The lake is divided into three parts to optimize salt evaporation with the help of the sun. The separating lines run through the round shaped islands of orange soil overgrown with samphire – succulent, salt-tolerant plants.

Images contain modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2021].