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Lake Disappointment#

Lake Disappointment
Image courtesy of USGS., under PD

A false-color satellite image of Lake Disappointment Lake Disappointment, Westaustralien, Australien , an ephemeral salt lake surrounded by sand dunes in one of the most remote areas of Western Australia.

An early explorer supposedly named the lake in 1897 after following a number of creeks that he thought would lead to a large lake; they did, but the lakes extremely salty water was not drinkable.