House in a Chipaya community made from flat, sedimentary, stromatolite rocks, Oruro Department, Bolivia
These stone slabs are made of the crust of stromatolite / fossilised maritime deposits formed when the whole altiplano region was covered by the huge prehistoric Lakes Minchin and Tauca.
Photograph ID: Chipaya2019.78
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