Salinas Grandes

Salinas Grandes (sälēˈnäs gränˈdās) [key], salt desert, c.3,200 sq mi (8,290 sq km), in Córdoba and Santiago del Estero provs., N Argentina. The Córdoba-Tucumán RR crosses the desert. Sodium and potassium are mined there.

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