Life in the Desert

Senecio aff. algens grows between dark rocks exposed to the west. The altitude of Toco Toco station, at 5150 m, is the highest for flowering plants observed so far near ALMA. This image was obtained in August 2004.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:alma-itp-09
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:2552 x 1920 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
• X - ALMA

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