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Mining in the Atacama Region, Chile: Cerro Blanco

The ruins of the village of Cerro Blanco (2)

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The Church and the former post office building of Cerro Blanco, Atacama Region; Chile

Photo: The Church and the former post office building of Cerro Blanco, Atacama Region; Chile. W.Griem (2007 - Kodak14.803) - Large Photo

Photo Information: Camera Kodak DX6490
Focal Length: 6,3mm (38/35mm)| Time: 1:350
F: f/7.1 | Original size: 2304 x 1728 | Date: 2007/09/22/16:22 hrs.

Village of Cerro Blanco: p.1 | p.2 | p.3  

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Statistics for 1869 show a number of 501 people working in the sector. In 1890 KUNZ reported that there is no production in this sector.
The relics of streets and the ruins of the houses show that the number of inhabitants in this place was quite high.


Map, Cerro Blanco from Marin 1914

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Church in the village of Cerro Blanco, Atacama Region; Chile

Photo: Church in the village of Cerro Blanco, Atacama Region; Chile. W.Griem (2005 - Kodak6314)  Large Photo

Photo Information: Camera Kodak DX6490
Focal Length: 7,1mm (43/35mm)| Time: 1:180
F: f/8 | Original size: 2304 x 1728 | Date: 2005/07/22/17:30 hrs.

Literature:
Kunz, Hugo (1890): Chile und die deutschen Kolonien (Chile y las colonias alemanas). - 634 páginas: Commisonsverlag Julius Klinkhard, Leipzig. (Collection W. Griem)
Marín Vicuña, Santiago (1914): Explotación del Ferrocarril Longitudinal. - 53 páginas, 2 cartas; Imprenta Universitaria, Santiago de Chile 1914 (Collection W. Griem)

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