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Museo Virtual, Atacama
W. Griem, 2006 - 2021
An excellent museum in Copiapó. Invite all the public to its rooms in Casa Matta: Focus on the history of Atacama, mining - visit the impressive library.
The Transito museum mine near Tierra Amarilla shows in a very didactic way a mining work of the past centuries.
The ruins of the Puquios village,, in the middle of the Atacama desert - remains of a rich mining history. It was a village with 5000 inhabitants and a railway station.
The Andes Mountains and the Santa Rosa Lake in the Atacama Region, Chile
Laguna Verde in the Andes Mountains in Atacama. At 4300 meters high the beautiful lagoon with its hot springs is located.
Ojos del Salado in the Andes Mountains of the Atacama Desert. From a viewpoint of the Camino Internacional, a unique panorama opens up to the highest volcano in the world.
The Pedernales salt flat in the nearby El Salvador, Atacama Desert. A unique landscape in the mountain range of some 3400 meters high.
National Park Pan de Azúcar
A coastal sector in the north of the Atacama Region of absolute beauty. There are cabins, camping, restaurants, information room, boat tours, guided excursions.
Pacific Ocean coast in the south of the Atacama Region. A coast with cliffs and a lot of solitude. A unique landscape.
The well known museum in Copiapó, for mineral lovers, in the heart of Copiapó.
Paleontological Park in the vicinity of Bahía Inglesa. A site museum where the fossils of a few million years old are exhibited.
A geological caprice: Orbicular granite on the coast near Caldera.
The Dunes in the Atacama Desert can be seen on the road "camino de los japoneses" or nearby Llano Morado.
Plaza of Vallenar: The beautiful square with church and a pizza restaurant.
Restaurants, Hostels, Hotels . . .
Open Museum of Domeyko: A small museum at the entrance of Domeyko, to rest a bit.
Place of the San San José - mine, where an accident occurred in 2010: Currently some monoliths remember the successful rescue of all the miners.
Chañaral in the Atacama Region: Some historical buildings, church and a museum invite you to visit.
Restaurants, hostels, shops
Inca de Oro with Mining Museum and former station - a walk in a mining village in the middle of the Atacama desert. An informative place of the Inca Trail
Basic restaurants, shops
The ruins of the Inca dated Viña del Cerro smelter in the Copiapó River Valley. A complete archaeological installation of a pre-Columbian foundry.
The Chimneys of the Labrar foundry located south of Freirina
Amolanas Aqueduct, a remnant of mining history in the desert.
Rural village and fossil museum: An interesting site for hiking, picnic and a visit to the paleontological museum.
Prehistoric rock art in the Chañaral Alto Ravine near Inca de Oro: A beautiful oasis in the middle of the desert, invites you to have a picnic.
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Infrastructure of Atacama
Hotels of all categories
Restaurants of all prices
Casino, Cinema, Pubs, Discoteques
Gas stations, car repair
Airport (40 kms)
Inca de Oro
Basic stores, restaurant
Museum, Observatory, Camino del Inca
Basic stores, Gas station
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