The Largest Mirror In the World

The Largest Mirror In the World

July 31, 2012

The Largest Mirror In the World

Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi)! Located in the Potosí and Oruro departments in southwest Bolivia, every year covers with a thin layer of water and when it happens, it turns into the largest mirror on Earth.

Images credit: Takaki Watanabe



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The Salar is near the crest of the Andes, is elevated 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above mean sea level and was formed as a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes.

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