Kaleidoscopic Shorelines: Pink, Black, and Green Sand Beaches

By Laura Ratliff - 2013-05-31T16:58:06Z

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Pink Sands Beach

Harbour Island, Bahama

Harbour Island is just more than three miles long and a mile wide, but this sliver of an island is undoubtedly home to one of the most unique beaches in the world. The pink sand comes from remnants of red-shelled foraminifera, a single-celled marine animal, mixing with white sand.

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