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Creative photography in the Uyuni salt desert
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Covering 11,000 square kilometers, the Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world and probably one of the most impressive highlights of South America. Named after the nearby town of Uyuni, the salt lake was created by the mass drying of the prehistoric palaeo Tauca, which covered the highlands of Bolivia around 100,000 years ago. The remnant of the evaporation process was the salt, which now covers a plateau 3670 meters above sea level, extending over an area larger than Lower Bavaria.