Salar De Uyuni Facts, Interesting Facts About The Bolivian Salt Flats. सालार दे उयूनी तथ्य - बोलिवियन साल्ट फ्लैट्स के बारे में रोचक तथ्य. ಸಲಾರ್ ಡಿ ಉಯುನಿ ಫ್ಯಾಕ್ಟ್ಸ್ - ಬೊಲಿವಿಯನ್ ಸಾಲ್ಟ್ ಫ್ಲಾಟ್‌ಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಆಸಕ್ತಿದಾಯಕ ಸಂಗತಿಗಳು. Faits sur le Salar De Uyuni - Fai

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Salar De Uyuni Facts Interesting Facts About The Bolivian Salt Flats

There are a lot of places on Earth considered to be spectacular in a unique and mysterious fashion. Bolivia’s popular salt flats or Salar de Uyuni definitely qualifies. Here are some interesting facts about one of the most breath-taking locations this planet has to offer.
Measuring at 10,582 km, Salar de Uyuni is the biggest salt flat in the world.
One of the most popular attractions in Salar de Uyuni is a cemetery for trains! It contains all the trains that were used in mining during the 1940s and currently attracts thousands of tourists every year.
At times the salt flat is covered in very clear water, making it the largest natural mirror in the world.
Salar de Uyuni is also referred to as Salar de Tunupa or “salt flat enclosure” in Spanish.
An estimated 11 billion tons of salt is believed to be within Salar de Uyuni.
NASA uses Salar de Uyuni to figure out the positioning of their satellites.
There are 80 species of birds (visiting and migrating) at Salar de Uyuni, including three species of flamingos.
It was believed that Salar de Uyuni was completely flat, but later some small undulations were discovered on the surface.