Bolivia's Salt Flats

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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
ABC News Correspondent Jeffrey Kofman records an on-camera commentary in the middle of the vast sea of salt. Cameraman Al Durruthy is perched on the back of the truck. The salt flats cover 5,000 square miles in the southwest corner of Bolivia near the border with Chile. These are the largest salt flats in the world. (Jean Friedman-Rudovsky/ABC News)
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