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A sad view | by Toni Fish
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A sad view

While it may look beautiful, this view of Lake Junin shows just how much the famous lake has shrunk in response to increased water extraction (for urban and mining uses) and the reduced snowfalls and disappearance of local glaciers due to climate change.

 

Where once water would have filled the entire plain now only small lagoons remain.

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Taken on August 24, 2014