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March 7, 2008

The World’s Largest Natural Mirror

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Imagine a nearly perfect mirror surface spread across the Earth stretching out miles in every direction. Sounds like something right out of Alice’s Wonderland but Salar de Uyuni is very very real. When covered with a thin sheet of water, this 4,000+ square-mile salt flat creates a stunning reflection of everything above it.

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Over 40,000 years ago this part of Bolivia was a prehistoric lake. Today, the area is home to a smattering of flamingos, some tourist hotels (including a salt hotel) and and an estimated 10 billion tons of salt. Just imagine getting lost in this surrealistic environment! More below and at Neatorama, Sarifb and Fogonazos

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5 Comments »

  1. Wow that is so beautiful!

    Comment by Thyhack — March 15, 2008 @ 7:11 pm

  2. That’s amazing.

    Comment by Jessica — April 2, 2008 @ 1:26 pm

  3. never seen anything like it.

    Comment by Joe Boomer — April 27, 2008 @ 10:11 pm

  4. i am visit this websit this realn osam i realy like it

    Comment by Mashiur Rahman — May 15, 2008 @ 3:17 pm

  5. hey its a crazy world out there

    Comment by dolph — October 28, 2008 @ 11:50 am

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