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• Tres Puntas
23 inhabitants / miners (1952) (source: XII Census)
18 inhabitants (1930) (source: X. census)
61 inhabitants (1920) (source: Census 1920)
280 inhabitants (1895) (source: Visión Atacama, 1986)
398 inhabitants (1875) (source: Census 1875)
4000 inhabitants (1854)
13 inhabitants (1920) (source: Census 1920)
385 inhabitants (1895) (source: Visión Atacama, 1986)
820 inhabitants (1875) (source: Census 1875)
Probably the Incas knew Tres Puntas by its location near the Inca Trail and some ancient work and ruins.
1792 Fermin Guerra probably finds mineralization but dies quickly. The year 1848 is the official date of the discovery of Tres Puntas. During the following years, a considerable amount of silver is mined from the narrow veins.
Timeline of Tres Puntas
Tres Puntas is located between "Chimbero" and Inca de Oro. The district extends from the Buena Esperanza mine to "Al Fin Hallada". Perhaps there is a discussion of two districts: Chimbero and Tres Puntas, possibly under Tres Puntas..
Today bordering the Inca de Oro mining sector (Au).
There are some old roads in good condition. Unfortunately, many nails and other objects are found in the streets, puncturing the car tires. Also, there is a vast amount of vinchucas throughout the sector Tres Puntas is located between "Chimbero" and Inca de Oro. The district extends from the Buena Esperanza mine to "Al Fin Hallada."
Location chart of the Tres Puntas mines in Atacama.
Pueblo de Tres Puntas
Cemetery of Tres Puntas
Buena Esperanza mine
Cronología de Tres Puntas
Treutler, living in Tres Puntas
Treutler: Salvadora mine
Philippi en Tres Puntas
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History of Atacama
Cronología de la Región
Mining history of Atacama
Railroad history of Atacama
Cartas y Mapas de Atacama
Cartas históricas de Atacama
Listado personajes de Atacama
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