Mina La Escondida, Antofagasta, Chile.

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Patricia Santini on March 14, 2011

André....¿cual mina es???? creo que es La Escondida, pero no estoy segura. Busqué fotos aéreas en Internet, pero no encontré coincidencias. ¡HELP!!

André Bonacin on March 14, 2011

La Escondida = -24.261989,-69.070702.

Google Earth: fotos de 2007-8...

Patricia Santini on March 14, 2011

BINGO!!! MUITO OGRIGADA!!

Patricia Santini on March 14, 2011

"La Minera Escondida Ltda. es una empresa minera dedicada a la extracción de cobre desde los yacimientos que ha recibido en concesión en la Región de Antofagasta, Chile. El yacimiento principal que explota es La Escondida, la mina a rajo abierto que más cobre produce en el mundo y que se encuentra ubicada a 170 km al sureste de la ciudad de Antofagasta. El principal producto de la empresa es el concentrado de cobre, los cátodos del mismo material, obtenidos del yacimiento tras el movimiento de más de 350 millones de toneladas de material al año. La construcción de la mina se inició en agosto del año 1988, e inició sus procedimientos en noviembre de 1990".

Fuente: Wikipedia.


"Minera Escondida, which means 'hidden' in Spanish, is a mining company that operates two open pit copper mines in the Atacama Desert, 170 km southeast of Antofagasta in northern Chile. It is currently the highest producing copper mine in the world. 2007 production of 1.483 million tons of the metal was worth US$ 10.12 billion, mainly as metal in concentrate but some as cathode, and was 9.5% of world output and 26% of Chilean production, according to the US Geological Survey's preliminary estimates of 2007 world mine output".

Font: Wikipedia.

Passator Cortese PH on March 14, 2011

Il luogo lo conosco, perché ho visto un servizio in tv...ma la tua foto è bellissima e il paesaggio fantastico! Like!

Ciao Paty! Francesco.

Patricia Santini on March 14, 2011

Grazie mille Francesco, ho viaggiato per la città di Iquique che si trova nel Nord del Cile e ho preso diverse foto dall aereo. Questa è dalla miniera La Escondida, luogo da cui si estrae rame.

Un caro saluto dal Cile,

Paty.

Itallica on March 15, 2011

Great capture - thank you for the background information.

Cheers, tery

Patricia Santini on March 15, 2011

Okay, I'm happy that you liked! and thanks for comment.

Cheers, Paty.

.... man_giu.... on March 17, 2011

Nice view!

Regards from Italy

Giu

Patricia Santini on March 17, 2011

Ciao Giu, tante grazie per il tuo gentile commento. Questa è una delle miniere di rame che si trovano nel nord del paese.

Un saluti da Santiago dal Cile.

Paty.

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  • Uploaded on March 14, 2011
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    by Patricia Santini
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H7
    • Taken on 2011/03/03 13:34:02
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 54.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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