Beautiful! Earth’s Largest Mirror

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Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat at 4,086 sq mi, and when it’s wet it is a remarkable mirror.

It’s been photographed thousands of times with striking results, and this time-lapse video by Enrique Pacheco is no exception.

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Found in the province of Potosí, Bolivia, the reflections produced by the water flooding in the rainy season create a mirror-like surface all the way to the horizon, “where the sky meets the earth forming an infinite mirage,” the video description reports.

“The Salar of Uyuni serves as a transport route through the Altiplano of Bolivia, but tourism has an increasingly more important role in the area.”

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