Photographer's Note

This is just another photo that shows the beautiful colors of Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta.
I added this note as a response to Mathiasmo question:
Glacier-fed lakes are famous for their surreal colors. The turquoise color of this lakes is given by the suspended glacial silt, the remains of rock ground into dust over many years of glacial movement. Silt-laden meltwater from glaciers located at the head of this valley flow into the lake and scatter the light to give the lake it's blue-green appearance.

It's the third photo I posted of the same place - here is the first one: Lake Moraine I

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