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This spectacular shot of Peyto Lake is from Banff National Park in Alberta Canada. The vivid blue of the water is caused by suspended particles deposited by glacial erosion. The particles are called "

This spectacular shot of Peyto Lake is from Banff National Park in Alberta Canada. The vivid blue of the water is caused by suspended particles deposited by glacial erosion. The particles are called "glacial flour" and cause the short blue light wave

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Date Taken: 08.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Canada
Camera: Canon EOS 5D
Copyright: © Mark Forbes