Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The Largest Mirror On The Earth

Salar de Uyni, also known as salar de tunupa world’s largest salt flat area. It is situated in southwest Bolivia nearer the Andes Mountain. About 50,000 years ago this area was a part of giant pre historic lake Minchin. Though because of sequential transformations, it dried up and gave two major large salt desert Salar de copisa and Salar de Uynui. The latter one is the largest and its spreads about 10,582 square feet and contains about 10 billions amount of salt. Ancient volcanoes are submerged in the centre in the Salar.  When salar is covered by water it becomes the largest mirror of the earth.