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lake and mountains in Chile
May 15, 2016

High and Dry

Chile’s Miscanti Lagoon licks at the arid and stark Altiplano. The lagoon is located at more than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above sea level within Los Flamencos National Reserve, and a variety of wildlife species, including the Chilean flamingo, call this Martian-looking landscape home. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by Jennifer Esseiva, National Geographic Your Shot

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