National Geographic : 1943 Mar
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Fenno Jacobs from Three Lions Bolivia's Lofty Altiplano, Cold and Treeless, Stretches like a Lunar Landscape beneath Twin Giants ofEternal Snow Flat-top Mururata (left) lost its head, Indians say, by a blow from neighboring Illimani. These mountains will rob the gathering storm ofitsvapor. La Paz lies hidden in its valley. Indian homes, indicating farm or pasture lands, show the plateau is not as barren as it seems. Long ago the 500-mile-long Altiplano was alake bed.