Atacama desert

The dry face of the Atacama Desert

Doña Ines - Pampa Austral from Altamira

Viewpoint Atacama

W. Griem, 2005 - 2021

The Ines mountain in the Atacama desert, Chile

Photo: Cerro Doña Inés from Altamira - a distance of more than 100 kilometers! (CaXSi2794; W. Griem 2009) .

Location: From the street Diego de Almagro to Altamira.
Nearest town: Diego de Almagro (60km)
Petrol: Diego de Almagro (60km)
The place: The road from Diego de Almagro to Altamira is in good condition (salted), but a little lonely. Better SUV or jeep, pickup.
Sights: Real desert, historic railway line, views, landscape and saltpetre mining.
UTM: E410.840 / N71.32.304 - Height: 1437 m. (picture).
More about Altamira and the road

Viewpoints of the same area:
Pampa Austral and Pampa Indio Muerto with railway station
From Altamira to Doña Inés volcano
The Pan American highway in the desert (Qda. Carrizalillo)
Qda. Carrizalillo - J. Pérez railway station near Altamira

Information Photo: Canon Camera XSi
Lense: 55-250mm | Focal length: 131mm (212/35mm) | Time: 1:500 | ISO100
F: f/8 | Original size: 4272 x 2848 | Date: 2009/07/16/11:08hrs.

map from Ines and Altamira


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