Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven Beach in Whitsunday Island, Australia, is stretch along 7 km and was awarded Queensland’s Cleanest Beach. Was also named the top Eco Friendly Beach in the world by CNN.
Whitehaven Beach is known for its white sands. The sand consists of 98% pure silica which gives it a bright white color. Local rocks do not contain silica so it has been suggested that the sands were brought to the beach via prevailing sea currents over millions of years.
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