Detail of turquoise water, ice and sediment in settling basin, Acotango volcano, Oruro Department, Bolivia
This settling basin is part of the Capurata mining project to extract sulphur. It is at an altitude of nearly 5000m / 16,400ft and temperatures are often well below freezing, hence the ice on the surface.
Photograph ID: Acotango2016D51
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2016
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Photograph size: 19.9 Mpixels (56.9 MB uncompressed) - 5463x3642 pixels (18.2x12.1 in / 46.3x30.8 cm at 300 ppi)
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