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Infinite Mountains in the Atacama Desert

The Tres Cruces Mountains in the Andes

Viewpoint Atacama

W. Griem, 2005 - 2021

The Tres Cruces Mountains in the Andes, Atacama Region, Chile

Photo: View from the portezuelo Maricunga - below the Santa Rosa Lagoon, at the bottom of the Tres Cruces Massif. The distance (straight line) to these hills is still 45 kilometers. The highest peak of the Tres Cruces massif reaches 6748 meters - then only 140 meters lower than the Ojos del Salado.
(DiaCordillera10-digitalized 2006; W. Griem 2006)

The Three Crosses of view of the portezuelo Maricunga. Below you can see the Santa Rosa Lagoon.
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Santa Rosa Lagoon

Information Photo:
Ricoh Camera KR-10x | Focal length: s/i | Time: s/i
Original size: 35mm | Fecha: 1990

Map area Tres Cruces


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