Atacama desert

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Panorama from Cachitos pass

Viewpoint Atacama

W. Griem, 2005 - 2021

Panorama from Cachitos pass, Atacama desert, Chile: Jotabeche mountain

Photo: View from the portezuelo Cachitos (Cachitos pass) towards the Anselmo and Jotabeche Hills (Atacama Region; Chile). (NE Direction from Cachito)
(Kodak4380; W. Griem 2005)

Location: Street from Tierra Amarilla to Cachitos and further Pircas Negras, directly on the pass summit.
Next town or village: Tierra Amarilla (146 km), Copiapó (167 km), Los Loros (105 km)
Petrol: Tierra Amarilla 146 km), Copiapó (167 km)
Part of the track is well developed, asphalted or salted, the remaining 80 kilometres are quite narrow: SUV, 4X4, jeep, or pickup. In addition, starting from the Casalle Mine quite lonely, the pass Cachitos is very lonely, narrow and very slow to drive on.
Worth seeing: viewpoints, fauna, flora, mountain scenery, Andes, desert.
No restaurants or overnight stay possible (only Copiapo, Tierra Amarilla)
UTM: E448.058 / N68.99.99.552 (Prov. S. A. 56) - Height: 4190 m.

Information Photo: Kodak Camera DX6490
Focal length: 23,1mm (=139/35mm) | Time: 1:500
F: f/6.3 | Original size: 2304 x 1728 | Date: 2005/03/11/16:31 hrs.

Karte vom Aussichtspunk des Cachito Passes


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