Gippsland's Lake Victoria is aglow at night. Photo: Phil Hart  MICROSCOPIC plankton more commonly known as ''sea sparkle'' has given Lake Victoria on the Gippsland Lakes an electric blue trim.  The bioluminescence is caused by a chemical reaction inside the micro-organism, which gives off the light when disturbed by movement in the water      Read more:

Bioluminescence in the Gippsland Lakes, Victoria, - click through for the Sydney Morning Herald article

Meeniyan Trestle Bridge, Gippsland, Australia. There is something about trestles that puts me in awe.

old Meeniyan Trestle Bridge, Gippsland, Australia.This picture does make it look amazing

Bioluminescence in the Gippsland Lakes

Bioluminescence in the Gippsland Lakes. my Dad lives in the Gippsland.

Gippsland Lakes (Australia). Aside from the famous Ninety Mile Beach, East Gippsland’s lakes district is a glistening patchwork of waterways and inlets where boating  and fishing are a way of life. Experience the coastal charm of villages like Paynesville, Metung and gorgeous Mallacoota, cruise the lakes to wineries and waterside pubs, and gorge on the state’s freshest seafood.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/australia/victoria/the-lakes-district

You'll want to book you and your sea fishing tackle on the next plane out to Australia after reading this!

The Big Forks in the Big Potatoes -  Thorpdale Potatoes in Gippsland, Victoria

Big things in Australia - big banana big pineapple big crocodile big trout etc.

Phil Hart has managed to capture on camera a bizarre phenomenon that has turned the water in an Australian lake a fluorescent shade of blue.    Swimmers who took a midnight dip in the lake in Victoria also appeared to glow in the dark thanks to a chemical reaction called bioluminescence, which happens when a naturally-occurring micro-organism in the water is disturbed.

Bizarre sight as Australian lake turns swimmers fluorescent blue

Swimmers taking a midnight dip in Gippsland Lakes, Victoria, Australia appear to glow in the dark due to bioluminescent micro-organism: "Noctiluca Scintillans" ~ photo: Phil Hart


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