Take one long look at a few of these pictures and you would probably never have guessed it was a pile of salt.
Monte Kali, located in Hesse, Germany, is one of a number of sites where the chemical company K+S dumps sodium chloride (common table salt).
So where the hell is all the salt coming from?! Well, it’s actually a byproduct of potash mining and processing, a major industry here in that area.
The highest point reaches 1,740 feet!
Due to high salt levels, the soil is virtually barren, and surrounding rivers are at parts saltier than the Baltic Sea
K+S are licensed to dump salt until 2030
188 million tons
Tours are available at the facility
Pretty crazy huh?! Let us know what you think about Monte Kali in the comment section below, and don’t forget to give this a share on Facebook before you go. (h/t Amusing Planet)