Jan 17, 2014 12:00 PM EST
Salar de Uyuni in southwest Bolivia is the world's largest salt flats. The Salar was formed as a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes. It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which has an extraordinary flatness with the average altitude variations within one meter over the entire area of the Salar.
Here are 47 stunning photos of this natural beauty: