Humberstone | Former saltpetre works
This former saltpetre mine (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.
- capitalism, hot deserts, industrial building, mining, museum, ruin, science|education, Zonobiome III
- Sunday 24 September 2006 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (5622 visits)