Licancabur is a stratovolcano which lies on the border of Chile and Bolivia near the Laguna Verde. Its last eruption happened in the Holocene.
Licancabur is a Cunza word that the indigenous people of this area used to refer to themselves as well as to the volcano.
The 70 x 90 m crater lake at the summit is believed to be the highest lake in the world, and despite air tempe...
The National Stadium of Chile (Estado Nacional de Chile) is located in the Ñuñoa municipality of Santiago, Chile. Inaugurated on December 3, 1938 it is Chile's national stadium with a capacity of 66,650.
It was the site of the opening, quarterfinals, a semifinal, and final games of the 1962 World Cup. During the Chilean coup of 1973 it was used as a concentration camp holding 40,...
1997 Che Guevara was stated to rest here in Santa Clara in a state ceremony after he was found in a mass grave on Vallegrande airfield in Bolivia after he was executed in 1967 in a schoolhouse in La Higuera, Bolivia.
The Atacama Desert in the north of the country contains major reserves of copper, gold, silver and industrial metals, it is the heart of Chile's mining industry. Chile's copper mines provide over 30% of the world's mine production of recoverable copper, according to to statisctics of the U.S. Department of the Interior.