106 years have passed since the Australian geologist Griffith Taylor discovered bloody red cascades of glacier named after him, as flows into icy lake West Lake Bonnie. A recent study revealed the source of the red color called of Bloody Falls.
Antarctica’s Blood Falls
Previously opinion was that red algae was causing this phenomenon , but in 2003 scientists doubted that the red color comes from oxidized steel and water to flow out from Salt Lake five million years old.
A new study from the University of Alaska and Colorado College confirmed that not only exists underwater lake, but it has own water system that is old million years, writes Business Insider.
Uniqueness of bloody waterfalls as a “time capsule” of ancient microbial system fascinates scientists and gives way to study the possibility of life on other planets.