Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors
No, it’s not a Photoshop trick! If you have been following us closely, then you may recall us mentioning Salar de Uyuni (or Salar de Tunupa) in our list of 41 Places To See Before You Die.
Salar de Uyuni (salar is salt flat in Spanish) is currently the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). Actually, some 30,000–42,000 years ago, the area was part of a giant prehistoric lake, Lake Minchin. When it dried, it left behind two modern lakes and two major salt deserts, Salar de Coipasa and the larger Salar de Uyuni. [Read more…]
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