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salt flat

[′sȯlt ‚flat]
(geology)
The level, salt-encrusted bottom of a lake or pond that is temporarily or permanently dried up.
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In a description of the salt flat, Lonely Planet states: "When the surface is dry, the salar is a pure white expanse of the greatest nothing imaginable -- just blue sky, white ground and you.
The water reflects the sunlight, turning the salt flat into a giant mirror.
In addition to a very low chassis, these include special salt flats wheels and tyres, a limited slip differential for optimum grip and two brake parachutes in the rear end.
The animals derive their color from feeding on pink algae in the lakes of the salt flats.
Single daily samples were collected from the salt flat between July 25 (day 1) and 28 (day 4) 2010, from 08:00am to 08:30am.
62-180 -- a desolate stretch of road across vast salt flats -- the sky to the distant west looked clear.
But when thinking of experiencing a Uyuni salt flat adventure, why not consider renting a car instead of booking with a tour group?
The vehicle features lowered suspension, special salt flat wheels and tyres, a limited slip differential for better traction and interiors with a roll-cage along with a racing seat and harness.
Australia: Five Australian tourists who got lost in the Salar de Uyuni salt flat were found Friday, but their local guide is still missing, Bolivian police said.
The Skoda's Octavia vRS drove into the history books on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 7.45am, when the 600 bhp 'salt spec' racer - built to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iconic vRS performance flagship badge - registered a Southern California Timing Association sanctioned speed of 227.080 mph on Utah's Bonneville Salt Flat.
They need a dry, straight salt flat at least 20 km long.
Videos projected on the back wall traced the salt transfer itself: they showed Joo "swimming" through two-thousand pounds of powdered MSG, a salt substitute; in the next sequence the artist evolved from an aquatic organism to a four-legged creature to a man, as he crawled, stood, and then ran across the great Salt Flats in Utah.