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The emerald eye of the desert...
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.
In the land of salt lakes...
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
At the Miniques lake
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.
Blue Atacama...
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.
The Licancabur volcano
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.
In the Valley of the Moon...
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.
At the Red Stones...
Talar high-altitude salt marsh near the border of Chile and Argentina at an altitude of about 4100 meters above sea level.
Baltinache Lagoons
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.
In the hour of sunset...
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.
Mountain lake
The Lapataia lake on the border of Argentina and Chile in the National Park "Tierra del Fuego".
The celestial palette
The Lago Argentino lake in the Los Glaciares National park.
Lonely lighthouse
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.
Under the sky of Patagonia...
One of the fjords in the Northern part of lake Lago Argentino in the national Park "Los Glaciares", near the glacier Uppsala.
Perito Moreno Glacier
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.
Patapampa Pass
Landscape at the pass Patapampa at an altitude of 4910 meters on the road from Arequipa to Chivay.
The poetry of Sillustani
Sillustani archaeological site at an altitude of 4010 meters
Umaio Lake
Panoramic view of the lake Umaio at an altitude of 4010 meters near the village of Sillustani
Palette of Altiplano
Mountain peaks surrounding the La Raya pass at an altitude of 4335 meters on the way from Cusco to Puno
It's not only the condors live here)))
Among tourists, the canyon is known primarily as the habitat of condors. But other birds also live here!
Huayna Picchu
A fragment of the ancient city of Machu Picchu in the area of agricultural terraces. In the background is the peak of Huayna Picchu.
Ancient window
Fragment of a residential building in the ancient city of Machu Picchu
The stones 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.
Workshop of giants
A fragment of an ancient quarry on the slopes of an extinct volcano Rano Raraku
Man and the ocean
Sunset over the Pacific ocean in the Bay of Hanga Roa
On the slopes of Rano Kau
View of the central part of the island from the slopes of the extinct volcano Rano Kau.
The many faces of Santiago
The view of Santiago from Santa Lucia hill
On the streets of the old town
Corner of the old town of Valparaiso
Winter in Santiago
Panoramic view of Santiago and the Andes from Santa Lucia hill
The stones of Tongariki
Moai of Ahu Tongariki archaeological site, Rapa Nui island.
Sunset at Ahu Tahai
Sunset on the Pacific ocean in Ahu Tahai archaeological site
Moai of Ahu Akhivi
Statues of the archaeological zone Ahu Akhivi in the Central part of the island.
The giants of Tongariki
Three of the fifteen statues moai of the ritual pad Ahu Tongariki on the southeastern coast of the island.
Sunset at Ahu Tahai
Sunset in the archaeological area of Ahu Tahai near the village Hanga Roa.
The emerald eye of the desert... In the land of salt lakes... At the Miniques lake Blue Atacama... The Licancabur volcano In the Valley of the Moon... At the Red Stones... Baltinache Lagoons In the hour of sunset... Mountain lake The celestial palette Lonely lighthouse Under the sky of Patagonia... Perito Moreno Glacier Patapampa Pass The poetry of Sillustani Umaio Lake Palette of Altiplano It's not only the condors live here))) Huayna Picchu Ancient window The stones of Machu Picchu Workshop of giants Man and the ocean On the slopes of Rano Kau The many faces of Santiago On the streets of the old town Winter in Santiago The stones of Tongariki Sunset at Ahu Tahai Moai of Ahu Akhivi The giants of Tongariki Sunset at Ahu Tahai
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