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Valle Mendoza | Túnel Caracoles
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Túnel Caracoles (length: 3143 m, elevation: approx. 3200 m) has led the now abandoned railway line over to Chile. It was opened in 1910 and partly opened to road traffic in 1987. However, the main road tunnel is Túnel Cristo Redentor, the entrance to which appears in the background of the image.

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Friday 28 April 2006 by Martin Mergili in South America / Argentina (1076 visits)