Atacama Desert

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a desert in northern Chile rich in nitrate and copper deposits

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Located in the Vallenar community of the Atacama Region, the solar plant will cover an approximate area of 280 hectares, with a solar field area of 1.
Stage 5, last day of the race, will take place between Huasco and La Serena-Coquimbo with a total of 249 km out of which 103 will be timed and will define the winners of the Atacama Rally 2015.
The helicopter went missing on Tuesday while helping in the aftermath of a flood that badly affected the regions of Atacama, Antofagasta and Coquimbo.
A New Year's Eve dinner will be followed by stargazing in San Pedro de Atacama, a small Spanish-style oasis town on the Altiplano of Chile.
above sea-level in the Atacama Desert in Argentina, the LLAMA radio telescope is scheduled for operation beginning in 2017 and will operate in the 90 to 700 GHz frequency band.
The LLAMA antenna is also planned to work in concert with the ALMA observatory since both LLAMA and ALMA observatories are located in South America's Atacama Desert.
Residents of San Pedro de Atacama say the weekend snow was the heaviest in three decades for the desert city, which is 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) north of the capital, Santiago.
DialAFlight is offering a four-day Atacama desert tour from PS399 per person (saving 10%).
But the 6-inch skeleton found in the Atacama Desert in Chile in 2003 by a treasure hunter - dubbed the 'Atacama Humanoid' or 'Ata' for short - has been declared human.
The driest place on earth' is usually a term used to describe the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Yr Anialwch S4C, 9pm Does ond un gair sydd eisiau i ddisgrifio'r Atacama yn Ne America.
Engineers and scientists battled against the harsh climate of the Atacama desert to get a chance to peer into the darkest corners of the universe.
You donOt have to be an astronomer, or know the names of the constellations to appreciate it, but one look at the sky over ChileOs Atacama Desert and youOll want to know more.
High up in the Atacama desert, 5 000 m above sea level, trucks stall on the road to this plateau where scientists are installing one of the world's largest ground-based astronomical projects, until SKA gets built
As it progresses, though, Guzman's film becomes, by degrees, a memoir and a love letter to the Atacama Desert, a contemplation of the role of the past in scientific investigation, a document of the Pinochet regime's systematic torture and murder of its citizens and a salute to those who work to uncover those crimes that the criminals labored to conceal.