The Carpet of the Volcano

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The Carpet of the Volcano by Alessandro Gruzza

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Photographer: Alessandro Gruzza (see profile)
Competition: Competition 13
Category: Breathing Spaces
Location: Lake ChungarĂ¡, Lauca National Park, Chile


This carpet of Azorella compacta (yareta) was growing close to the waters of Lake ChungarĂ¡ at 4,500 metres (above sea level) in a wilderness dominated by the volcanic peak of Mount Parinacota at over 6,000 metres tall.


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