Total Eclipse Day

Lake Eyre South

Lake Eyre South

Description: The island in the lake looks to be surrounded by water but what you see is a mirage and the white surface nearer to us is a crust of salt. The lake has water only a few times a century and more usually is a searing hot salt pan, as here.

Date / Time: 4 Dec 2002

Photographer: Julian Taylor

Frame; Notes: PICT0014

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