Snowy Mountain?

Although it would seem that this mountain is covered in snow, the white layer is a combination of various minerals and salts. This image was obtained in December 2004 on the high site in the Chilean desert.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:sulphuric
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:3424 x 2313 px

About the Object

Name:Andes
Type:• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Mountain
• X - Chile

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