Atacama Desert

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, World Heritage Site (Chile) The Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:44
Humberstone and Santa Laura contain over 200 former saltpeter works where workers from Chile, Peru and Bolivia lived in company towns and forged a distinctive communal pampinos culture. That culture is manifest in their rich language, creativity, solidarity, and their pioneering struggle for social justice.
Llanos de Challe National Park (Chile) The Editor Mon, 06/07/2021 - 18:05
Llanos de Challe National Park is located along the coast of northern Chile's Atacama Region and features a coastal desert ecosystem that is a habitat for rare and threatened plant species. It is one of the southernmost locations of the coastal desert lomas.
Los Flamencos National Reserve: Salar de Atacama, Valle de la Luna (Chile) The Editor Thu, 01/17/2019 - 21:28
Los Flamencos National Reserve is a nature reserve in northern Chile's Antofagasta Region. The National Reserve has a desert climate and is divided into seven sectors. Notable sectors include the vast salt flats of Salar de Atacama and Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley).
Pan de Azúcar National Park (Chile) The Editor Mon, 05/31/2021 - 14:26
Pan de Azúcar National Park is located along the northern coast of Chile. A famous Humboldt penguin breeding ground, it contains the coastal desert of Taltal and the steppe desert of the Sierra Vicuña Mackenna. In addition, the small fishing village of Caleta Pan de Azúcar is located within the Park.
San Pedro de Atacama (Chile) The Editor Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:58
San Pedro de Atacama is a town and commune in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. The town grew, over centuries, around an oasis in the Puna de Atacama, an arid high plateau. It is popular with travelers due to its proximity to various cultural and natural sites.