Abandoned Town of Humberstone

04 Nov, 2012 | category - Others | 33 photos | 3347 visits

Humberstone is an abandoned saltpeter refinery located in the Atacama Desert in the Region of Tarapacá in northern Chile. In 1970, after becoming ghost town, it was declared national monument and opened to tourism. In 2005 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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