Tournament Earth 2021: See the Winning Astronaut Photograph – SciTechDaily

While orbiting on the International Space Station, astronaut Kate Rubins shot this photograph of part of Lake Van in Turkey, the largest soda or alkaline lake on Earth. Generally, soda lakes are distinguished by high concentrations of carbonate species. Lake Van is an endorheic lake—it has no outlet, so its water disappears by evaporation—with a pH of 10 and high salinity levels.
You helped NASA Earth Observatory choose 32 competitors, and now you have chosen a champion. More than 930,000 votes were cast in five rounds, and the winner of Tournament Earth 2021 is a photograph of Lake Van, Turkey… More about this article in the link below…

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