Emerald Lake ~ On the Klondike Highway is between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon is the beautiful Emerald Lake. The brilliant green of the water is a result of calcium carbonate leaching from the limestone gravels of the valley. This shallow lake was formed like most lakes in the north by glacial retreat.
The Blue Nile Falls in Ethiopia are one of the most beautiful places in the country, with lush green scenery and the thundering water of the falls themselves. The falls are part of the beginning of the Nile River.