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The Licancabur and the Juriques Volcanoes, the Atacama Desert at 2,407 m (7,900 ft), Chile/Bolivia.

The Licancabur and the Juriques Volcanoes, the Atacama Desert at 2,407 m (7,900 ft), Chile/Bolivia.

You can see 2 Chilean volcanoes, the Licancabur and the Juriques.

There are 110 mountains of 6.000m in the Andes.

Altiplano (Highlands).

Desert-Polar climates, with strong and cold winds. The average temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C. At night, temperatures descend drastically to slightly above 0 °C, while during the day, the weather is dry and solar radiation is high. Ground frosts occur every month, and snow is frequent.

The Andean region in the southwest spans 28% of the national territory, extending over 307,603 square kilometres (118,766 sq mi). This area is located above 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) altitude and is located between two big Andean chains, the Cordillera Occidental ("Western Range") and the Cordillera Central ("Central Range"), with some of the highest spots in the Americas such as the Nevado Sajama, with an altitude of 6,542 metres (21,463 ft), and the Illimani, at 6,462 metres (21,201 ft). Also located in the Cordillera Central is Lake Titicaca, the highest commercially navigable lake in the world and the largest lake in South America; the lake is shared with Peru. Also in this region are the Altiplano and the Salar de Uyuni, which is the largest salt flat in the world and an important source of lithium.

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Photo taken @ San Pedro de Atacama on 13 February 2019 (© ER's Eyes - Our planet is beautiful. / Flickr)

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