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Chile: its land and people

the history, natural features, development and industrial resources of a great South American republic

by Francis J. G. Maitland

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Published by F. Griffiths in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chile

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrancis J. G. Maitland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF3058 .M23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23286209M
    LC Control Number14011767
    OCLC/WorldCa4576913

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Chile: its land and people by Francis J. G. Maitland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chile: its land and people; the history, natural features, development and industrial resources of a great South American republic, Author: Francis J G Maitland. Prior to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, the Inca ruled northern Chile for nearly a century while an indigenous people, the Mapuche, inhabited central and southern Chile.

Although Chile declared its independence init did. Chile, country situated along the western seaboard of South America. A long, narrow country, it extends approximately 2, miles and has an average width of just miles. It is bounded on the north by Peru and Bolivia, on the east by Argentina, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.

Its capital is Santiago. Lookup people in Chile White Pages by Amarillas (). Search by first name, last name, and city. Search people in the Chile telephone directory for phone numbers and tab Buscar personas.

Directory is in Spanish. Also, search for people by email address with a Chile reverse email search. The territory of Chile has been populated since at least BC.

By the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors began to subdue and colonize the region of present-day Chile, and the territory was a colony between andwhen it gained independence from country's economic development was successively marked by the export of first agricultural produce, then saltpeter and.

An overland trip is for those who are young at heart who wish to journey into remote areas of Argentina And Chile in a truck for a true wilderness experience.

With 24 Argentina And Chile overland tours lasting from 16 days up to 72 days, you're sure to discover an overlanding adventure for you. Chile (/ ˈ tʃ ɪ l i / (), / ˈ tʃ ɪ l eɪ /; Spanish:), officially the Republic of Chile (Spanish: República de Chile (help info)), is a country in western South occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Chile covers an area ofsquare kilometres (, sq mi) and has a population of million as of   So many earthquakes strike Chile that a popular national drink is called the Terremoto (earthquake), made from white wine, fernet, grenadine and pineapple ice cream, and a.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. When you are only allowed to embrace a few people in the world, you recognize the gift of it. My husband, a deacon in the Syriac Catholic Church, draped a pale sash over his shoulder, and we. Chile's greatest natural resource is its abundance of copper.

Chile also has the world's largest deposits of nitrate, which was the country's major source of export income before copper. Timber, from the thick forests in the south, is another important resource. Economy.

Until the 's, agriculture was the primary economic activity in Chile. In other places, the state itself participates in the mining ventures (Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador).

The policies have allowed companies to acquire rights to explore and mine millions of acres, taking advantage of the governments’ benefits and the high price of minerals. Much of the land granted for mining intrudes into indigenous territories. South America has a total area of about 6, square miles (17, square km), or roughly one-eighth of the land surface of greatest north-south extent is about 4, miles, from Point Gallinas, Colombia, to Cape Horn, while its greatest east-west extent is some 3, miles, from Cape Branco, Brazil, to Point Pariñas, 22, feet (6, metres) above sea level, Mount.

Chile has the largest annual fireworks show in all of South America in the city of Valparaiso during its famed New Year’s Pyrotechnic Festival. InValparaiso shot for the Guinness Book of World Records with the largest amount of fireworks exploded in one evening: 16, In Chile, the earthquake and the tsunami that followed took more than 2, lives and caused property damage estimated at $ million ( dollars).

From Chile the tsunami radiated outward, killing 61 people in Hawaii and in Japan. Chile’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the 15th freest in the Index. Its overall score has increased by points, led by a significant increase in the score for.

Bolivia, a landlocked nation sinceis hoping to reach the sea once again by suing Chile at the International Court of Justice for the land it lost in the War of the Pacific.

Chile Facts | Chilean People. Three out of four Chileans live in central Chile, in the region between Copiapo and Conception.

The majority of Chileans (85%) live in urban areas. About 7 million people live in the metropolitan region of Santiago. Other large cities in Chile are Valparaiso, and Concepcion. Chile is a long narrow country which extends like a ribbon down the west coast of South America.

View Images. The Chilean Andes separate the country from Argentina and are home to many mountain peaks and volcanoes. Photograph by Steve Allen, Dreamstime. Today, Chile is well known for its rich cultural heritage, as well as its beautiful natural sights such as the world famous Torres Del Paine National Park.

The 3 Largest Cities in Chile Concepción. Concepción is the third largest city in Chile, and is a coastal city that is located near the mouth of the Biobío River. Chile’s total surface issq km orsq m (excluding claims on Antarctica) its territory is twice as big as Japan or Germany.

Chile borders Peru in the north, Bolivia in the north east, Argentina in the east, the Pacific Ocean in the west and south sides. Regions of Chile.Peru has an approximate land area ofsquare miles (1, square kilometers) and is located in the central western section of the South American continent.

It borders Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. At its fullest extent the Pan-American Highway is a network of roads stretching from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Ushuaia, Argentina, a distance of aro kilometres (30, miles).

According to Guinness World Records, the Pan-American Highway is the world's longest "motorable road". However.