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National Museum of Natural History
Santiago

The National Museum of Natural History, Santiago de Chile, is one of the oldest in America. It was founded on September 14, 1830 by the French naturalist Claudio Gay, who was hired by the government of Chile for a complete study of the geography and biodiversity of a country that was completely unknown to him.

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