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Republic of Palau Australia-Oceania Melekeok 21,186 inhabitants 459 sq km 46.16 inhabitants/sq km the US dollar is used population evolution

Top tourist attractions in Palau

Here is a list of top tourist attractions in Palau. Only the topmost tourist destinations are presented here. To see other destinations, please check the images from Palau section.

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Jellyfish Lake

Meromictic Lake

Jellyfish Lake is a marine lake located on Eil Malk island in Palau. Eil Malk is part of the Rock Islands, a group of small, rocky, mostly uninhabited islands in Palau's Southern Lagoon, between Koror and Peleliu. There are about 70 other marine lakes located throughout the Rock Islands. Jellyfish Lake is one of Palau's most famous dive sites. It is notable for the millions of golden jellyfish which migrate horizontally across the lake daily. Jellyfish Lake is connected to the ocean through fissures and tunnels in the limestone of an ancient Miocene reef. However the lake is sufficiently isolated and the conditions are different enough that the diversity of species in the lake is greatly reduced from the nearby lagoon. The golden jellyfish, Mastigias cf. papua etpisoni, and possibly other species in the lake have evolved to be substantially different from their close relatives living in the nearby lagoons.