Humberstone forgotten tree

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A former saltpeter refinery located in the Atacama desert, 40 km east of Iquique. Up to 3700 people used to work and live in this town at the peak of activity in the 30's. The works closed in 1960. In 1970 it was declared national monument and opened to tourism. In 2005 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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Henk Bouwers on October 12, 2013

I LIKE forgotten trees and other forgotten things. L. Gr Henk

Fonfon (NO Views!) on October 12, 2013

So do I. Thank you Henk.
Cheers Patrick

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  • Uploaded on October 6, 2013
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    • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
    • Taken on 2013/08/30 13:08:12
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 21.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/13.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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