15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Atacama

The seemingly endless Atacama Desert in northern Chile is a natural wonder. It almost never receives rainfall, yet manages to hold small patches of standing water which are home to an abundance of life.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Camera: X-E2
Copyright: © blake burton