Tag: chile

Oct 31, 2016

Picture of the Day: The 20,000 Year Old ‘Dragon Dune’ That Protects a City

Picture of the Day: The 20,000 Year Old ‘Dragon Dune’ That Protects a City

In Iquique, Chile lies a 20,000-year-old, 320 m (1,050 ft) tall sand dune that overlooks the city

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Aug 31, 2016

Architect Turns Unused Hill Into Amazing Public Park for Children

Architect Turns Unused Hill Into Amazing Public Park for Children

A 4-hectare (10 acre) playground with tree houses, swings, water forests and an amazing 60 toboggan cascade in Santiago, Chile

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Jan 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Driest Place on Earth in Full Bloom

Picture of the Day: The Driest Place on Earth in Full Bloom

The area got as much rain in a single day last March as it typically gets in 14 years!

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Dec 30, 2015

Picture of the Day: Patagonia Dreaming

Picture of the Day: Patagonia Dreaming

Photography by Andy Lee

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Sep 30, 2015

Just a Super-Charged Volcanic Ash Cloud Sparked by Lightning

Just a Super-Charged Volcanic Ash Cloud Sparked by Lightning

Jaw-dropping video shows a super-charged volcanic ash cloud in Patagonia being sparked by lightning.

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Jun 15, 2015

4K Volcanic Eruption Timelapse Shows the Awesome Power of Nature

4K Volcanic Eruption Timelapse Shows the Awesome Power of Nature

On April 22, 2015 Chile’s Calbuco Volacno erupted for the first time in four decades. Timestorm Films was there to document the event in jaw-dropping 4K.

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Apr 23, 2015

Jaw-Dropping Timelapses of Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Erupting

Jaw-Dropping Timelapses of Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Erupting

For the first time in over 42 years, Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted on 22 April 2015, sending huge plumes of smoke and ash into the air. A second eruption occurred later that night, projecting red-hot rocks skyward as volcanic lightning lit up the skies. The entire spectacle was heavily documented by amateur and professionals…

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Jun 19, 2014

This is What Chile Sounds Like When They Score in the World Cup

This is What Chile Sounds Like When They Score in the World Cup

When Chile scored their second goal of the game against former World Champions Spain, the city of Santiago, Chile’s largest city and capital, understandably went nuts. This is what it sounded like when Charles Aránguiz scored in the 43rd minute. The final score would remain 2-0, solidifying Chile’s ticket to the next round and…

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Sep 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

Picture of the Day: A Building with a View

A BUILDING WITH A VIEW Photograph by Doug Wheller | dougwheller.co.uk Somewhere in the Chilean Patagonia of Torres del Paine National Park, is this building (perhaps a cabin or refuge?) with a view that needs no description. If anyone knows more about the exact location and purpose of the building, please do…

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May 16, 2012

The Largest Swimming Pool in the World

The Largest Swimming Pool in the World

At 1,013 meters (3,324 ft) in length with a total area of 8 hectares (19.77 acres), the swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile is the largest in the world. It was listed officially as the largest swimming pool by area in the Guinness Book of World Records…

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