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The first of the seven salt lagoons of Baltinache, located in the center of the Atacama salt marsh at an altitude of about 3000 meters above sea level.
The vast Chaxa salt marsh is located at the foot of the Andes at an altitude of about 2,900 meters above sea level about 50 kilometers south of the San Pedro de Atacama oasis . In the summer months , from December to February, part of the salt marsh after the rains turns into vast shallow lakes that attract numerous waterfowl and waterfowl, primarily flamingos of three species - Andean, Chilean and James's. In the southern part of the salt marsh there is a large deposit of lithium, which has been developed since the mid - 70s of the last century
The high-altitude lake Miniques is located 140 kilometers southeast of the village of San Pedro de Atacama at an altitude of 4200 meters above sea level near the border with Argentina, in close proximity to the CH 23 highway. The water in the lake, which is of glacial origin, is fresh and surprisingly changes its color depending on the lighting from black to rich aquamarine. On the shores of the lake and in its surroundings, you can find numerous representatives of the fauna of the Andes highlands, such as vicuñas, viscachas, gray foxes, flamingos, Andean geese, and Darwin's nandu.
The third of the seven salt lagoons of Baltinache, located in the center of the Atacama salt marsh at an altitude of about 3000 meters above sea level. The salinity of the water in the lagoons is 10 times higher than the salinity of the waters of the Pacific ocean, located 250 kilometers away from here.
View from a height of about 4000 meters on the volcano Licancabur (5920 m), located on the border of Chile and Bolivia. In the foreground you can see vicunas and Chilean flamingos, feeding in a high mountain valley of the Putana river.
The so-called "Amphitheatre" is a large rocky remnant of weathering in the famous Valley of the Moon in the spurs of the Salt Cordillera at an altitude of about 2700 meters above sea level. Panorama of 9 vertically oriented frames.
Talar high-altitude salt marsh near the border of Chile and Argentina at an altitude of about 4100 meters above sea level.
The Baltinache lagoons, otherwise called Lagunas Escondidas (Hidden lagoons) are 7 deep salt reservoirs in the heart of the Atacama salt marsh at an altitude of about 3,000 meters. Swimming is allowed in the first and last of the lagoons, and the image shows the lagoon with the serial number 6. Panorama of 11 vertically oriented frames.
The last minutes of the day at the Mirador de Kari observation deck in the famous valley of Mars (Valle del Marte), which lies in the spurs of the Salt Cordillera at an altitude of about 2700 meters. Every day, hundreds of tourists come here to admire this fantastic natural spectacle.
The Lapataia lake on the border of Argentina and Chile in the National Park "Tierra del Fuego".
The Lago Argentino lake in the Los Glaciares National park.
Les Eclaireurs lighthouse in the Beagle channel is located on the border of Chile and Argentina, on a small rocky island between the Islands of Tierra del Fuego and Navarino. On the island are also a colony of cormorants and a small rookery of southern sea lions. In the background is the Argentine part of the island of Tierra del Fuego with the city of Ushuaia and the mountain range Martial.
One of the fjords in the Northern part of lake Lago Argentino in the national Park "Los Glaciares", near the glacier Uppsala.
Perito Moreno is one of the most famous glaciers of the South Patagonian ice plateau, located in the Andes at 50 degrees South latitude on the border of Argentina and Chile.
Landscape at the pass Patapampa at an altitude of 4910 meters on the road from Arequipa to Chivay.
Sillustani archaeological site at an altitude of 4010 meters
Panoramic view of the lake Umaio at an altitude of 4010 meters near the village of Sillustani
Mountain peaks surrounding the La Raya pass at an altitude of 4335 meters on the way from Cusco to Puno
Among tourists, the canyon is known primarily as the habitat of condors. But other birds also live here!
A fragment of the ancient city of Machu Picchu in the area of agricultural terraces. In the background is the peak of Huayna Picchu.
Fragment of a residential building in the ancient city of Machu Picchu
Many stones in the ancient city of Machu Picchu surprisingly resemble the contours of neighboring peaks. This stone is its shape similar to the mountain Huayna Picchu.
A fragment of an ancient quarry on the slopes of an extinct volcano Rano Raraku
Sunset over the Pacific ocean in the Bay of Hanga Roa
View of the central part of the island from the slopes of the extinct volcano Rano Kau.
The view of Santiago from Santa Lucia hill
Corner of the old town of Valparaiso
Panoramic view of Santiago and the Andes from Santa Lucia hill
Moai of Ahu Tongariki archaeological site, Rapa Nui island.
Sunset on the Pacific ocean in Ahu Tahai archaeological site
Statues of the archaeological zone Ahu Akhivi in the Central part of the island.
Three of the fifteen statues moai of the ritual pad Ahu Tongariki on the southeastern coast of the island.
Sunset in the archaeological area of Ahu Tahai near the village Hanga Roa.
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