On an alluvial fan (or debris flow, depending on your preferred terminalogy) in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Was part of a 360 pan, but the unit fell over during acquisition. (Light tripod + intense, constant winds = trouble...) -- the right half is gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=13548
Salar Grande (salt deposit), viewed from the east (same location as gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=13255, but looking the opposite way). The "haze" obscuring the background mountains is likely to be dust. Mines in this salar produce enough salt to fulfill the domestic salt consumption of Chile, a...