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Worker harvests salt from ancient Peruvian mine

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A worker collects salt in a pool of salt at the Maras mines in Cuzco August 29, 2012. The Maras mines have been a source of salt since ancient pre-Incan civilizations and nowadays comprise about 3,000 small pools constructed on the slope of a mountain at the Urubamba valley in the Andean region of Cuzco.

 

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