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Pink Sea Part 2

Rodrigo Alarcón-Cielock

Inca Lake (Laguna del Inca)

Portillo, Chile

17 January 2012, 14:05pm

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Laguna del Inca  is a lake in Valparaíso Region, Chile, it has a length of 13,123 ft and a width of 2,297 ft and raises 9,360 ft above sea level. In the southern end of the lake you can see the Ski Resort of Portillo, behind the right edge of the hotel the mountain in the background has the profile of an Inca indian, from which the lake takes its name "Laguna del Inca";  the stream that drains the lake is a tributary of the Juncalillo River, which flows into the Juncal River.

Portillo is a ski resort located 160 kilometers from Santiago, Chile and it is near the city of Los Andes, it rises 2880 meters above sea level and its highest point reaches 3332 meters above sea level. Ski Portillo has 23 ski trails and 12 lifts. Portillo lies close to the border between Chile and Argentina through El Paso Los Libertadores. During the winter season, access can be restricted due to snow, and the use of snow chains is mandatory.

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Canon EOS 7D

Tokina 10-17, @10mm, f11, ISO 100

Nodal Ninja 5

Manfroto monopod

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