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Sand dune in Valley of the Moon

According to estimates the Atacama Desert proper occupies 105,000 square kilometres if the barren lower slopes of the Andes are included. Most of the desert is composed of stony terrain, salt lakes (salares), sand, and felsic lava that flows towards the Andes. In this picture, one can see Valley of the Moon which has various stone and sand formations which have been carved by wind and water. It has an impressive range of color and texture, looking somewhat similar to the surface of the moon.

TAGS: Atacama, Chile, Desert, Dune, Landscape, Nature

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© Antonio Salaverry.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 21
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 30, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION San Pedro de Atacama, Chile