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Green Lagoon, Sierra Nevada National Park (Venezuela)

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Located at the base of the peaks Bomplant and Humbolt, the Laguna Verde <> and its watershed are formed primarily by the action of Glacier La Corona <> (from both peaks) covering an area of ​​approximately 678 ha.

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This panorama was taken in Venezuela, South America

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Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

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I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

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