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Cerro Potro from Pasto Grande

Viewpoint Atacama

W. Griem, 2005 - 2021

Cerro Potro from Pasto Grande, Atacama desert and Andes

Photo: View of Pasto Grande (road between Junta de Potros and Portezuelo Cachito) - to the Cerro Potro sector, Atacama Region - Chile.
(Kodak4361; W. Griem 2005)

Location: Road from Tierra Amarilla to Cachitos and further Pircas Negras, near the Casalle mine.
Next town or village: Tierra Amarilla 118 km), Copiapó (137 km), Los Loros (75 km)
Petrol: Tierra Amarilla (118 km), Copiapó (137 km)
Part of the track is well developed, asphalted or salted, the last 20 kilometres are quite narrow: SUV, 4X4, jeep, or pickup. Also quite lonely from the Casalle Mine.
Worth seeing: viewpoints, fauna, flora, mountain scenery, Andes, desert.
No restaurants or overnight stay possible (only Copiapo, Tierra Amarilla)
UTM: E428.456 / N68.96.563 - Height: 2381 m.

Information Photo: Kodak Camera DX6490
Focal length: 51mm (=307/35mm) | Time: 1:750
F: f/5 | Original size: 2304 x 1728 | Date: 2005/03/11/14:19 hrs.

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