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Cañapa Lagoon, Potosi

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Cañapa Lagoon
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Canapa is a salt water lagoon situated in Sud Liez province of the Potosi department, close to the Hedionda (smelly) Lagoon.

The Canapa Lagoon is a beautiful water mirror of a greeny tint surrounded by Andean flora and it is possible to observe some flamingoes, wild vicunas and some Andean geese.

Canapa has an approximate surface area of 1.42 square kilometers and its located at 4140 m.a.s.l.

Canapa Lagoon is surrounded by three volcanoes: Caquena, Tapaquillcha and Canapa.

The lagoon is visited during the 3 day tour of the Uyuni Salt Flat and Lagoons, after the visit to the Chiguana Salt Flat and the Ollague Volcano View Point.

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