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Summit of Cerro Toco (Stratovolcano), 5,604 meters (18,386 ft) above sea level, the Purico Complex, the Atacama desert, Antofagasta, Chile.

Summit of Cerro Toco (Stratovolcano), 5,604 meters (18,386 ft) above sea level, the Purico Complex, the Atacama desert, Antofagasta, Chile.

The Chascon dome is constructed by lava flows and has a well preserved summit crater, while Cerro Purico is a stratovolcano and also known as Cerro Toco.

We took the iron locks on the soles of the high boots to descend the volcano.

The Southern Route takes 45 min down.

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Photo taken @ San Pedro de Atacama on 15 February 2019 (© ER's Eyes - Our planet is beautiful. / Flickr)

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