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Chain of mountains in South America, extending along the whole length of the w coast. The longest mountain range in the world, they stretch for 8900km (5500mi). At their widest ...
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Chile has set aside the Pinochet years, and now has a stable democracy and a successful economyChile is remarkably narrow: 4,329 kilometres long and on average no more than 180 kilometres wide. From ...
Valparaíso

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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The most important port of Chile, Valparaíso was founded in 1536 by Juan de Saavedra, who gave it

Valparaíso

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Main port of Chile and capital of Valparaíso region, 100km (60mi) w of Santiago. Founded in 1536, Valparaíso is

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