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Gulf_Whitings

The Persian Gulf, viewed from space. On the southern edge, the dark blue water is turned milky by clouds of newly crystallised calcium carbonate suspended in the water column.

Satellite image of the Persian Gulf, with widespread whitings produced by carbonate formation in the shallow waters off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Via the USGS

The Persian Gulf, viewed from space. On the southern edge, the dark blue water is turned milky by clouds of newly crystallised calcium carbonate suspended in the water column.

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