Flat in the mountains

Flat in the mountains

by Olivier Galland, PGP - University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Salar de Uyuni is a 200 km wide salt plain laying at an elevation of 3600 m at the core of the Altiplano Plateau, in the Andean Cordillera. It shows that high elevation is not synonym with high reliefs.

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Finalist in the EGU Photo Competition 2012