The weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - the wonderful "Qora Ko" lake, is an important tourist attraction of Iraq's landmarks, its color changes according to the temperature during the day, sometimes you see it in a purple color, and at other times you see it in a white color, and at other times it is pink, and it has a smell like the smell of eggs!
Lake "Qora Ku" is located in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and its width is about 370 meters, while its depth reaches 27 meters. Scientists believe that the change in the color of the water in the lake is directly related to the temperature and stillness of the water, especially as it contains high levels of sulfur, which leads to The growth of various types of algae and bacteria, which explains the emission of an egg-like odor from the lake.
With the rise in temperatures, these bacteria and algae are colored with the colors that the water takes and is seen by the eyes, especially when the percentage of dissolved oxygen in the water decreases with the increase in water temperature.
Several species of endangered turtles live in the “colored” lake, along with quantities of rare algae and various types of bacteria.
With the fame of the lake and its warm waters, some resorted to using the lake water in treatment, especially for the skin, due to the high sulfur content in it, which makes it have therapeutic properties.
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