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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
'Pata de Guanaco' flower carpet at the most arid desert in the world: Atacama

The Flower Desert (Desierto Florido) is a phenomenon related to 'El Niño' that happens in the most arid desert in the world: Atacama, when the rain comes! not very usual. Here we can see two incredible flower carpets one of purple 'Pata de Guanaco' and the other one of rare yellow one

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Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Copiapó, Chile
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Francisco Javier Ramos Rosellon