All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Mono Lake tour</b>
Mono Lake tour
We took a tour of the lake shore with a volunteer guide. He dipped a strip of litmus paper into the water, we were amazed to see it had a pH of 10! It is very alkaline. If people swim in the lake they will not sink due to the high density level of the salts.