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Salar de Uyuni
Salt flat of Uyuni
Salt flat of Uyuni is, with their 12.000 km², the biggest desert of salt of the world". It is located about 3.650 meters high in Potosí  department, in the Highland of Bolivia, on the Andean mountain range . The area that today occupies this desert, was covered 40.000 years ago for the Ballivián lake. Salt flat of Coipasa and the lakes Poopó and Uru Uru is also vestiges of this great prehistoric lake. The area of Salt flat of Uyuni is approximately 25 times more than Planices of Salt of Bonneville (Bonneville Salt Flats) in the United States and it contains a reservation of 9 million tons of litio and other mineral. Driving among this lake of salt is mainly an extraordinary experience during the winter when the intense blue of the sky contrasts with the brilliant target of the scab of salt. When the time is cloudy the effect takes place “white - out”, where the horizon is stumped until disappearing, transforming into an almost impossible task differentiating the earth of the sky. 
Among this spectacular landscape figures poliédricas can be appreciated formed by the eolic force of the wind. The visitors are amazed by these strong contrasts that they open up before their eyes which work of art in which mix the glistening target of the desert, the intense blue of the sky, the rural brown lilac of the mountains that you/they surround it and the islands that are among this whole panorama. Salt flat of Uyuni is since one of the main tourist destinations of Bolivia, it is visited approximately by 60.000 tourists every year.

 


Laguna Colorada

 

Laguna Verder
Lagoons of Colors: 
The Red Lagoon, is a lagoon located inside the National Reservation of Andean Fauna Eduardo Abaroa, Bolivia, in the highland of the Potosi department near the frontier with Chile.
Geography: Their dimensions are: 10,7 km long and 9,6 km wide with a 60 km² surface. It is considered a kind of High Andean-saline lagoon, it also contains islands of borax in the sectors northeast and southeast. It has a coastal perimeter of 35 kilometers.
Composition: The red coloration of its waters is due to the silts of the red color and pigments of some types of algaes, the tones of the water go of brown until red intense.
Fauna: It is a breeding place for the flamingos Andean migratory birds that are counted by thousands in their rich waters in minerals. 
Natural Marvel: The Red Lagoon participated in the election of the Seven Natural Marvels of the world.  
The Green Lagoon, is a lagoon of water salted High Andean located in the National Reservation of Andean Fauna Eduardo Abaroa, Bolivia, in the highland of Potosi department. 
Geography: Their dimensions are 3,7 kilometers long for 2,3 kilometers wide and a surface of 5,2 km². It is together to the White Lagoon for a small strait. It has a coastal perimeter of 10 kilometers. 
Coloration: It presents a green emerald coloration due to the high content in mineral of magnesium of their waters. 
Tourism: It is also since a great tourist destination, it's located to the feet of the Licancabur volcano, one of the highest active volcanos in the world that also contains in their crater one of the highest lagoons in the world.

 


Volcán Licancabur

 

Volcán Ollague

 

Volcán Tunupa
Volcanoes: 
The Licancabur volcano, or Licancábur is located in the frontier between Chile and Bolivia, next to the Green Lagoon. Its last eruption took place in the Second time of the Quaternary period that understands the last 11.784 years from the end of the last glaciation. A picture of this natural marvel, taken by the geologist Hugo Bettencourt Machado, won the International Photography Contest 2009 of the National Geographic Society. The Licancabur volcano makes a natural frontier between Bolivia and Chile. It is located between the region of Antofagasta and Potosí department, in the north side of the Paso Portezuelo of the Cajón. At the bolivian side is the National Reservation of Andean Fauna Eduardo Abaroa which is protected because in their skirts its located the Green Lagoon that concentrates big quantities of Andean Flamingos.  
The Ollagüe volcano is an active volcano located in the frontier of Bolivia and Chile, in the Second Region of Antofagasta in Chile and the Potosí department in Bolivia, in the Andean mountain range with 5.870 meters height. It has a crater 1.250 meters diameter, which had erosions in the south part, what leaves discovered rakes of lava. Also, from the air, two fumaroles are recognized: the main one that measures 100 meters, located to 700 meters to the west of the crater, where one can observe the escape yellow color gases (sulfur) and white (vapor of water). The other fumarole is in the summit of the volcano. It is known by the Chilean side, ascending about 5.500 meters high on the level of the sea, they begin to be glimpsed ruins of former camps denominated Santa Cecilia and Santa Rosa, which can be visited on foot from the base of the volcano. Their ascent requires a good physical condition and the company of a guide.  
The Tunupa volcano, Tunupa is the name of a deity of the "colla" town that is considered the supreme god, creator of the Nature and civilizer father. It is the god of the volcano and thunder. This religion charged peak in small "aymaras" towns. This name is given to this volcano, in commemoration to this god and well-known as altar of the same one.
 



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