Kawah Ijen—World’s Most Acid Lake
Lecture no. 26 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Imagine a place where steam is so acidic that it burns your lungs, where flaming, liquid sulfur condenses from that steam, and a turquoise-colored lake is filled with the equivalent of battery acid. This hellish place is the crater lake of Kawah Ijen on the island of Java in Indonesia.