Mono Lake, near Lee Vining, CA, is a hypersaline lake that had been part of the Los Angeles water system until 1994. There are many tufa towers (mineral deposits) that rise from the water near the southern edge of the lake.
Nearest recorded GPS point:
Lat N38Â°03'11.9", Long W119Â°04'23.4"
Photograph: Vincent Laforet