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Photo Copyright © Rui Nunes 2009  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

The salt pans of Rio Maior "Salinas da Fonte da Bica" are a natural phenomenon in the region of Serra de Aires e Candeeiros Natural Park at about 30 km from the sea. The water from this spring is seven times more salty than sea water: 1 l of water gives 220 g of salt.

Rui Nunes photo August 2009.

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Photo added: 23rd Aug 2009

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