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Cile, Parco nazionale Tres Crucis, laguna Santa Rosa

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A: Termas De Rio Negras Chili

by Pirogov Dmitry, 55.5 km away

Затерянные далеко в чилийских горах и пустынях термальные источники Termas de rio negro. Здесь нет ту...

Termas De Rio Negras Chili

B: Ojos del Salado - 2° Camp Tejos 5.820 mt.

by Luciano Covolo, 62.6 km away

L'Ojos del Salado è la montagna più alta del Cile, il vulcano più alto al mondo con i suoi 6.893 mt. ...

Ojos del Salado - 2° Camp Tejos 5.820 mt.

C: Cile - Ojos del Salado - Base Camp Atacama 5.200 mt.

by Luciano Covolo, 62.9 km away

Ojos del Salado è la montagna più alta del Cile è il vulcano più alto al mondo con i suoi 6.893 mt. S...

Cile - Ojos del Salado - Base Camp Atacama 5.200 mt.

D: Cile - Laguna Verde

by Luciano Covolo, 71.3 km away

La laguna Verde si trova all'interno del parco nazionale Tres Crucis in Cile, nella 3° regione di Ata...

Cile - Laguna Verde

E: Dunas de Copiapo

by javier pascual, 111.6 km away

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F: Cerro Caracol, Diego de Almagro

by Salvador Toledo, 115.3 km away

Cerro Caracol, Diego de Almagro

G: Cerro Caracol

by Salvador Toledo, 115.4 km away

Cerro Caracol

H: Avenida Diego de Almagro

by Salvador Toledo, 115.7 km away

Avenida Diego de Almagro

I: Diego de Almagro desde La Gruta

by Salvador Toledo, 116.2 km away

Diego de Almagro desde La Gruta

J: Gran Casino Copiapo

by javier pascual, 117.3 km away

Thanks God, Copiapó has now a nice, good hotel and Casino. Remarkable restaurant.This picture was tak...

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This panorama was taken in Chile, South America

This is an overview of South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

Text by Steve Smith.

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