Main Page

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikimedia Commons
a collection of 38,586,891 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute

Images

Sounds

Videos

Upload

Picture of the day
Salineras de Maras, Maras, Perú, 2015-07-30, DD 17.JPG

Worker carrying a sack of salt on his shoulder in Salineras (salt evaporation ponds) in Maras, Peru. Salt has been harvested in Maras since the time of the Inca Empire. The site has around 3000 ponds of 5 square metres (54 sq ft) each. As the location is surrounded by salty mountains, subterranean water deposits the salty water in the ponds; the water evaporates due to the exposure to the sun. After approx. 1 month the level of salt reaches 10 centimetres (3.9 in) and is removed in sacks.  




Participating
 
Photo challenge
Generic Camera Icon.svg
Take some photos and upload them to meet our monthly thematic challenge, get inspiration and try new subjects! Learn more about the challenges!

Highlights

If you are browsing Commons for the first time, you may want to start with Featured pictures, Quality images or Valued images.

You can also see some work created by our highly skilled contributors in Meet our photographers and Meet our illustrators. You may also be interested in Picture of the Year.


Content
Wikimedia-logo.svg
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Encyclopedia
Wikinews Wikinews
Open journalism
Wiktionary Wiktionary
Dictionary & thesaurus
Wikibooks Wikibooks
Textbooks & manuals
Wikiquote Wikiquote
Quotations
Wikispecies Wikispecies
Species directory
Wikiversity Wikiversity
Learning tools
Wikivoyage Wikivoyage
Travel guide
Wikisource Wikisource
Source texts
Wikidata Wikidata
Knowledge base
Meta-Wiki Meta-Wiki
Coordination
MediaWiki MediaWiki
Wiki software development