Bolivia's Salt Flats

Deep beneath Bolivia's salt flats, lies key to next generation of electric cars.

Bolivian Salt Flats: Extracting Lithium

Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Bolivian Salt Flats
Roelants explains to Kofman where the lithium is found. It is not in the salt cap of the flats. It is in the briny water underneath. Lithium is a metal so light that it floats in water. At left producer Matt Hosford shoots second camera, while at right Al Durruthy shoots principal camera. Both are using new HDV widescreen cameras. (Jean Friedman-Rudovsky/ABC News)
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