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Salt Miners of Salar de Uyuni

Traditional salt miners of Salar de Uyuni are loading a truck with salt. They have been manually mining for salt here for centuries, as their ancestors did before them. The only thing that has changed is that they use trucks now.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 5, 2017, 5:34 a.m.
Camera Make: DJI
Camera Model: FC220
Focal Length: 4.7mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Uyuni, Bolivia, Bolivia