Flowers in the desert

The Atacama desert, where Paranal is located, is extremely dry and arid. Nevertheless, any time when or any place where a little water is found, plants immediately start growing. This beautiful flower grew on the platform covering the Residencia.

Credit:

ESO/H.H.Heyer

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Id:esopia-flower
Type:Photographic
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:18
Size:3568 x 2376 px

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Type:• Solar System : Planet : Type : Terrestrial
• X - Chile

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