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Wonderful Things: Don’t Eat the Pink Snow

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If you stumbled one midsummer on the melting snow in the image below, what would you imagine produced the strange color? Here’s another example with a pinker hue, from further out. Here’s a poorer example that I stumbled on myself on July 4, 2011 on Long’s Peak in Colorado: When an 1818 British expedition led [...]

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