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men working in the salt plains of the Bolivian Altiplano
February 23, 2014

Salt of the Earth

"At 3,650 meters above sea level, in the Bolivian Altiplano, there exists the largest continual salt desert on our planet, with a surface extending 4,085 square miles," writes Dany Krom, a member of our Your Shot community. "In it, men work to extract salt, lithium, and borax while having to adapt to the climate adversities and life conditions."

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Photograph by Dany Krom, National Geographic Your Shot

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