The Pantanal is a vast wetland area covering portions of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia. With an area reaching up to 200,000 square kilometers in the rainy season, the Pantanal is the world's largest wetland. The principal source of incoming water is the Rio Paraguay. The dominant vegetation is grassland and savanna. The Pantanal is thus a key global example of the flooded grassland and savanna ...
1997 Che Guevara was stated to rest here in Santa Clara in a state ceremony after he was found in a mass grave on Vallegrande airfield in Bolivia after he was executed in 1967 in a schoolhouse in La Higuera, Bolivia.
Licancabur is a stratovolcano which lies on the border of Chile and Bolivia near the Laguna Verde. Its last eruption happened in the Holocene.
Licancabur is a Cunza word that the indigenous people of this area used to refer to themselves as well as to the volcano.
The 70 x 90 m crater lake at the summit is believed to be the highest lake in the world, and despite air tempe...
Today, if Spaniards speak of something very expensive, they say 'vale un porosi'. In the 16th century, the area around Potosi, Bolivia, was regarded as the world's largest industrial complex. The processed silver from the ore out of the Cerro Rico would have been sufficient to build a silver bridge with a silver road across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, with enough more to haul the same amount ...
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