15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Laguna Tuyajto (Tuyajto Lagoon)

Color show in the sky of Tuyajto Lagoon. Located in the Atacama Desert, Chile, this place is a spectacle of nature. The pond floor is formed by salt. The small formations are due to action of microorganisms that for thousands of years feed on the nutrients present there.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Chile
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © VICTOR LIMA