Underground Tree

The natural environment around the ALMA site. This Adesmia sp. is an underground dwarf tree. Strong spines prevent grazing by viscachas or vicuñas (Toco Toco, 4500 m).This picture was obtained in August 2004.

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About the Image

Id:alma-itp-41
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:21
Size:1920 x 2560 px

About the Object

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

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