A few kilometers west of Dimboola, next to the Western Highway, you can find Pink Lake.
The pink colour of the water comes from a pigment secreted by microscopic algae. The intensity of the pink varies with the amount of water in the lake. When the lake is drier more light is reflected from the white crystallized salt reducing the impact of the pink.
The salt was commercially harvested from the lake for many years and some of the relics from that time can still be seen near the edge of the lake.
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