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Salt Flats and Lagoons in the Atacama Desert, Chile

Negro Francisco Lagoon

Viewpoint Atacama

W. Griem, 2005 - 2021

Laguna Negro FRancisco en la Región de Atacama, Chile

The Negro Francisco Lagoon with Copiapó Volcano. Photo: The Negro Francisco Lagoon is located at 4130 meters above sea level. Copiapó Volcano is 6052 meters high. The distance (straight line) to Copiapó volcano from the photo point: 25 kilometers.
More information of the  Lagoon Negro Francisco
(CaXSi9985; W. Griem 2010)

Location: In the high cordillera, east of Copiapó.
Nearest town: Copiapó (over La Guardia 196 km, over Santa Rosa 229 km), El Salvador (103 km)
Petrol: Copiapó (203 km), El Salvador (103 km)
The place: At the Negro Francisco lagoon there is a CONAF hut, at some distance the Maricunga Gold Mine. Food and water should be brought along. Sights: Laguna Negro Francisco with views of the Copiapó volcano and many other mountains of the Cordillera, plants and wildlife of the Andes. Attention: The area is quite high (4200 meters), you should be able to climb it and in good health.
UTM: E474.659 / N69.59.685 - Height: 4170 m.
more information of the  Lagoon Negro Francisco

Information Photo: Canon Camera XSi
Lens: 20mm | Focal length: 20mm (32,8/35mm) | Time: 1:160 | ISO100
F: f/6.3 | Original size: 4272 x 2848 | Date: 2010/02/08/14:19hrs.

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