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Unusual photos of the milky way

In may 2016, Russian photographer specializing with photos of landscapes: Daniel Kordan went to the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. There is a huge salt pan. It served as a background to the amazing pictures of the milky way.

Daniel Kordan is a photographer specializing in images of landscapes. Travels around the world and searches for the most incredible places from the bamboo forests in Japan after the Rocky Mountains of Canada. His photos are gorgeous.

Unusual photos of the milky way
Photos: danielkordan.com Instagram

Photos, which you can enjoy below, have been shot with the camera the Nikon D810A and Lens 14-24 mm f/2.8. The milky way is reflected from the brine. The result is breathtaking.

Salar de Uyuni is the salt pan, the residue after dry riverbed salty lake in the South-Western Bolivia, on the plateau of the Altiplano in the Andes. It is located at an altitude of 3653 mn. p.m. and covers an area of 10 582 km², making it the largest salt deposit in the world.

Photos: danielkordan.com Instagram
Photos: danielkordan.com Instagram

Is, along with Lake Titicaca and Poopó, in remnant Pleistocene Lake Ballivián. This is one of the most flat areas in the world (the difference in altitude is less than 41 cm).

Photos: danielkordan.com Instagram
Photos: danielkordan.com Instagram

The surface of the salt pans cover crust that is extremely rich in lithium brine. It is estimated that 50-70% of the world’s lithium resources.