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PN Lauca | Llareta and Volcán Parinacota

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The extremely compact growth of Azorella compacta (llareta) reduces the loss of heat and water. It allows the plant to survive the harsh conditions prevailing in the puna environment. The dormant stratovolcano Parinacota (6348 m) can be seen in the left background of the picture.

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on Friday 22 September 2006 by Martin Mergili
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