Random acts of Terraforming

bolivia 2012-11-24 0071_1.jpg

We were driving south, in the Bolivian Altiplano, when we came across a rather curious sight.  The region was dominated by volcanoes and salt flats, but what we saw stood out.

The local farmers took a little extraplanetary help, and were using a major impact crater as a farm basin.  As it turns out, the impact of a meteor does a nice job of transforming the volcanic rock into a more manageable soil.  Life in Bolivia is tough, so a little help from above is surely welcome.

GPS digits:   19°28’00.3%22S    67°25’37.0%22W



One thought on “Random acts of Terraforming

  1. Pretty cool! The crater looks a lot like a sun symbol with the rows of plants acting like sun rays or sun beams extending outward. The attractiveness of this picture reflects how beautiful nature is while also representing good fortune! Nice job! ~Hollie

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s