A Must Visit Place: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.

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People say that heaven and earth meet at Salar de Uyuni and the pictures you are are about to see manifest that. Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat covering a massive 10,582 square kilometers. It is located at South west Bolivia near the crest of Andes at 3656 m above mean sea level. The surface is covered with a few meters of salt crust with an extraordinary flatness. The variation in heights over the entire area are within a meter. The Salar serves as the major transport route across the Bolivian Altiplano and is a major breeding ground for several species of pink flamingos.The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally rich in lithium. It contains 50 to 70% of the world’s lithium reserves.

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni

 

 

Salar de Uyuni





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