April 27, 2014

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Photograph by Takashi Nakagawa

A reflection of the sky shimmers over the Salar de Uyuni salt desert in southern Bolivia. Spanning more than 4,000 square miles at the foot of the Andes, the salt flats hold around half the world's reserves of lithium.

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