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Coordinates: 30°0′0″S 65°0′0″W / 30.00000°S 65.00000°W / -30.00000; -65.00000

Salinas Grandes seen from the RN 60

The Salinas Grandes is a large salt flat in central-northern Argentina, spanning the borders of four provinces (Córdoba, Catamarca, La Rioja and Santiago del Estero), at an average altitude of 4,500 metres (14,800 ft) above sea level, and having an area of about 4,700 sq km.[1]


  1. ^ "Geochemistry of waters and brines from the Salinas Grandes basin, Córdoba, Argentina. I. Geomorphology and hydrochemical characteristics, Ruben Marcelo Dargam".  International Journal of Salt Lake Research 3(2):137-158. January 1994. Retrieved 13 May 2019.

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