Salar de Uyuni—Flattest Place on Earth
Lecture no. 30 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Travel to the world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. Almost the size of Connecticut, Uyuni is the flattest place on the planet. When it gets a very thin layer of water, it becomes the world’s largest mirror. Uyuni contains the world’s largest reserve of lithium—should it be mined?