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An endless railway track from Uyuni, Bolivia to Calama, Chile crossing one the salty lakes near Chiguana.

Chiguana is located on the Bolivian Altiplano between the Andes mountain range in the west of the Cordillera Occidental and the Cordillera de Lípez in the southeast.

The average annual temperature of the region is just under 8° C, the monthly values ​​vary only slightly between 4 ° C in June / July and 10 ° C from December to February. The annual rainfall is only 70 mm, significant month of monthly rainfall of about 30 mm is falling only in the months of January and February, the rest of the year is almost no precipitation.

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  • Copyright: Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5093 W: 56 N: 10127] (42048)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-10-19
  • Categories: Transportation
  • Camera: Canon 40D
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-11-26 5:57
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