Advertisement

15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Long-dead trees, a short drama at Epecuen Village.

Lago Epecuén is a salt lake some 600 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The village was established 1920, and in 1985 a slow-growing flood consumed the town until it reached a depth of 33 feet. The waters began to recede in 2009.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Villa Epecuén, Argentina
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Claudio Daniel Muro