High altitude plants

The natural environment around the ALMA site: Festuca chrysophylla forms large populations giving a golden aspect to the landscape at altitudes where most bushes, except Parastrephia, have disappeared. This picture was obtained in August 2004.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:alma-itp-45
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:20
Size:2560 x 1920 px

About the Object

Name:Atacama Desert
Type:Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface
Category:ALMA

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