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Photographer's Note

Located just a short distance outside San Pedro de Atacama, Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley) is the region's largest draw to the Atacama desert.

The landscape is a part of the Cordillera de la Sal (Salt Mountain Range), millenia of floods and wind erosion have combined with salt formations to give the area a sparse, moon-like appearance.

The picture was taken in the area known as the "amphitheater" in the Moon valley. In the background stands the Licancabur volcano.

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  • Copyright: Vincent Bournazel (Bournazel) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 254 W: 39 N: 995] (6373)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-07-20
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-12-06 8:32
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