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Old 05-30-2012, 07:30 PM   #316
Manolito
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Originally Posted by PatoM View Post
As far as I know, it's the ochre pigment (iron oxide) that's on the rocks...Moreover, the Ochre Canyon is one of the stages you have to go through to reach the top:





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Pato, the water is orange due to leaching. When it rains over the "Cordillera", the water leaches and carries those minerals ( negative ph caused by volcanic activity)



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