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
This couple works seven days a week drying salt they have brought from the flats. They mix in iodine and sell it for human consumption. Note the man on the right has his face covered; the glare from the salt can burn the skin. (Jeffrey Kofman/ABC News)
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