Salar De Uyuni


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a salt flat on an inner plateau of the Central Andes in Bolivia. Covering an area of approximately 10,000 sq km, the Salar de Uyuni is one of the largest salt flats in the world. It is situated at an elevation of approximately 3,700 m, to the south of the Altiplano, a desert plateau. It is covered with water during the summer rains.

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O fato de ser um mineral que se concentra em regiao de salares faz com que paises como Bolivia, com o Salar de Uyuni, Chile, com o Salar de Atacama, e Argentina, com o Salar del Hombre Muerto, estejam situados entre os maiores detentores mundiais de reservas deste recurso, formando o chamado "triangulo do litio", apresentando entre 71% e 92% das reservas mundiais (BRUCKMANN, 2011, p.
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A two-week trip to Bolivia starts from PS3,499pp, including flights, half-board accommodation and guiding, visiting Salar de Uyuni, plus Lake Titicaca and Sun and Moon Island.
Bydd yn ymweld a nifer o leoliadau rhyfeddol fel Llyn Titicaca, gwastadedd halwyn Salar de Uyuni a mynydd uchaf Bolifia, Sajama.
Undoubtedly Bolivia's greatest tourist attraction is the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, pulled taut like a blinding white blank canvas across a 12,000sqkm frame.