Modeling the topography of the salar de Uyuni, Bolivia as an equipotential surface of Earth’s gravity field

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Borsa, Adrian;
(2008)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: salt flat | geopotential | topography

The salar de Uyuni is a massive dry salt lake that lies at the lowest point of an internal drainage basin in the Bolivian Altiplano. A kinematic GPS survey of the salar in September 2002 found a topographic range of only 80 cm over a 54 × 45 km area and subtle surface f... View more
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