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Humberstone | Building in the historic mining town
WI_ch371a.jpg Humberstone  |  Historic mining townThumbnailsQuillagua  |  Río Loa

The former saltpetre mine of Humberstone (in operation until 1961) has been abandoned and the associated settlement is a ghost town. However, the place has been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site together with the nearby site of Santa Laura and is open to visitors.

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Tuesday 6 February 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (971 visits)