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Pozo de las Animas, Malargue

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Find yourself peering into the the deep blue "eyes" of the natural phenomenon of Pozo de las Animas. Twin sinkholes sitting side by side create the illusion of sunken eyes in the earth. Caused by collapsed underground voids, the site is the result of the dissolution of gypsum deposits. A small, light-blue lake of mirrored fresh water gathers at the base of each of the sinkholes, which are both a deep blue-green color from the mineral composition. The sinkholes are located just off the highway, so you can stop to snap a quick photo and take in the surrounding mountain scenery. For Pozo de las Animas and beyond, use our Malargue trip generator to get the most from your Malargue vacation.
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  • Visiting all the attractions around Malargue, and coming from Las Leñas, a few miles from there and right at the side of the road, you could observe another curious creation of mother nature. It is ju...  more »
  • We went to "the animas" to take a couple of pictures due to a recommendation from hotel personnel. Kids got bored after 20 minutes, there is no other activity so we had to move on. We enjoyed a little...  more »
  • fantastic! you park the car and is metres, very dangerous approach much, be careful. Very deep and impossible to get out
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  • We found it by chance. We were amazed of what we saw. Excellent place. Stop forced.
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  • Beautiful landscape environment. It entertains just listen to the conjecture of the visitors about its origin... It is rather amazing, that also contains stories and legends... It is not for less.
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  • If you go to Malargue, is a must-attend event! It is worth to know him! It is before you get to Las Lenas! It's amazing!
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  • Pass by this place for 25 years. Impact and see photos more published new than its diameter grew what is a success of the guides in place at that time. Highly recommended
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  • Something else that gives us nature, imposing two sinkholes, one in training and the other in its maximum expression. A breathtaking view to pass and be just a few minutes.
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