What are pink sand beaches?


Beaches with pink sand are those commonly found in the Caribbean. The sand on beaches usually comes from the erosion of the land or from broken rocks and shells.
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Sand on the beaches of Bermuda appears to be pink because of tiny microorganisms called foraminifera, single-celled marine organisms with shells made of calcium carbonate. They aren't
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Beaches With Pink Sand
Beaches with pink sand are found only in a handful of locations. Several Caribbean beaches boast sand that ranges from a soft pink to a richer salmon color. This rare color of sand is the result of foraminifera -- tiny sea creatures with red shells.... More »
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