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Salinas Grandes

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This salt flat extends over more than 200 square kilometres at approx. 3450 m asl. Part of the surface is covered by water after periods of increased precipitation. The salar is used for salt mining, but at the time this picture was taken there was strong local resistance against the increasing pressure towards lithium extraction.

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on Sunday 11 February 2024 by Martin Mergili
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