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University of Georgia

A Rugged and Beautiful Place

Caption: Don Juan Pond in Antarctica, a roughly 1,000- by 400-meter basin, is by far the saltiest body of water on Earth. The specks of red in this image are researchers who are dwarfed by the steep, rocky cliffs around them.

Credit: The University of Georgia

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