High altitude desert
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RichardSybarite




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High altitude location in Catamarca desert.


"Near" the "corner" of Bolivia/Chile/Argentina


This desert can become very dangerous in a few minutes. Strong winds can pick up, or snow even in summer.
The humidity is close to zero. This is where NASA tries out the material for the moon or Mars.
There are Inca mummies.
It is common to find there frozen dead unwary tourists.
To travel there you need an excellent 4X4 and reserves of fuel, water, food, and a resistant tent ;-)
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Location: Catamarca desert S25° 41.698' W67° 45.472'
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mborgare


Location: Blacksburg VA US
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Mon 19-April-2021 06:41

Very dramatic well capture landscape Richard. Congratulations on editors choice
jrp

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Mon 19-April-2021 03:46

Superb, Richard. Congratulations.
tomdavisonart


Location: Phoenix AZ US
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Mon 19-April-2021 08:23

Very striking. Congratulations, Richard!
stapo49


Location: WA AU
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Thu 06-May-2021 08:21

Love the contrasts between the darks and the light. Beautiful.