Monday, July 6, 2020

The Marble Caves (Cavernas de Mármol)

The Marble Caves is geological formation of unusual beauty. These caves have formed in a pure marble and are bathed in the deep blue...

Dendroseris neriifolia – one of the rarest trees in the world

One of the most rare trees in the world is Dendroseris neriifolia. There are known only two trees, both growing in eroded ravine -...

Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón)

Very interesting finds of extinct animals have been made in the Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón). This impressive cave at the foot of Patagonian...

Villarrica volcano

Large, 2,860 m tall volcano which has an intermittent lava lake in its 50 m wide craters. Summit of the volcano is permanently covered...

Yungay – the driest place in the world

One of the driest places on Earth is Atacama Desert but the driest place in this desert is found near Yungay - abandoned mining...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island

Juan Fernández islands over the last few million years have served as exciting laboratories of evolution - more than one hundred of endemic plant...

Landmarks of Chile

Most interesting landmarks of Chile Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Chile. Natural landmarks of Chile Volcanoes and hot springs El Tatio...

Laja Falls

Once it was a sacred place to Araucans but now - a commercialized site with hotels and diverse tourist attractions. But the main value...

Monturaqui Crater

One of the most impressive meteorite craters in South America is Monturaqui Crater. It was first described in scientific literature in 1966 (Sanchez, Cassidy)...