In Pictures: Turkey’s Sea has Turned Blood Red

Tuz Golu, is a large, saline lake that sits outside the town of Aksaray in central Turkey. Spanning over 600 square miles it is Turkey’s second-largest lake, and one of the largest hypersaline bodies of water in the world. During drier months, tourists are able to walk out into the middle of the lake and explore the salt flats.
AKSARAY, TURKEY - JULY 16: A view from the "Salt Lake" in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY – JULY 16: A view from the “Salt Lake” in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

Frequently, however, the lake also plays host to an enormous bloom of Dunaliella salinas algae, which turns the water of Tuz Golu a deep crimson red. These scenes were photographed at Tuz Golu on July 16, 2015.

AKSARAY, TURKEY - JULY 16: Flamingos are seen at the "Salt Lake" in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY – JULY 16: Flamingos are seen at the “Salt Lake” in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY - JULY 16: A view from the "Salt Lake" in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY – JULY 16: A view from the “Salt Lake” in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY - JULY 16: A view from the "Salt Lake" in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

AKSARAY, TURKEY – JULY 16: A view from the “Salt Lake” in Aksaray, Turkey on July 16, 2015. Dunaliella salinas, a type of halophile micro-algae especially found in sea/lake salt fields, colorize a part of the lake this season of the year. (Photo by Murat Oner Tas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

IMAGE: MURAT ONER TAS/ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY

Source: Mashable

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PROPHECY:  

”..keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: Which some professing have erred concerning the faith…”-1 Timothy 6:20-21 (KJV). 

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; –  Luke 21:25 (KJV). 

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.- Isaiah 51:6 (KJV).

And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke -Acts 2:19(KJV).

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up- 2 Peter 3:10 (KJV).

Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away- Hosea 4:3 (KJV).

Previous Prophecy:

And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river, and pour it upon the dry land: and the water which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the dry land. –  Exodus 4:9 (KJV).

And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink. – Psalm 78:44 (KJV).

He turned their waters into blood, and slew their fish. –  Psalms 105:29 (KJV).

And they rose up early in the morning, and the sun shone upon the water, and the Moabites saw the water on the other side as red as blood: – 2 Kings 3:22 (KJV).

Future Prophecy:

And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood; – Revelation 8:8 (KJV).

These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will. –  Revelation 11:6 (KJV).

And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood. – Revelation 16:4(KJV).

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