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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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  • The geological explanation of how it was formed makes it very accessible. Is cute of see, but the travel to get to the well I liked more than the well in itself.
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  • A place splendid, difficult the road to get, since it route 222, since part of the route 40 until them firings, is quite impaired, practically impossible go it to more than 15 km. / h., hopefully the Government mendocino take note soon of this to purposes of repair it. The place has its magic, imposing mountainous landscapes & wells, which are actually two sinkholes that almost together formed one with the other, beautiful place to take pictures.
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  • A curious place, metres from the route 222 if it were not for the signs go unnoticed since you don't get to see from the vehicle, stop passage of about 5 to 10 minutes, no more, they are 2 United depressions among themselves about 200 m in diameter by 80 m depth which basically have 2 lakes.
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  • If do not have anything to do happens
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  • Very cute place!
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  • Magic, a different place.
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  • A magical place
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  • Immmmpresionante. Great to see natural features as this.
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