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The Highest Settlement in the World

There is no running water, no sewage system, and no garbage disposal, but La Rinconada has one resource worth its weight.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published November 14, 2019
Data acquired August 1, 2019

Source:
Landsat 8 > OLI