Chanaral is a small coastal city founded in 1833, near a copper mine. It occupies the SE end of the Chanaral bay. It has a small harbour that is important for the shipment of copper and ores.
The port is located in the area of Punta Blanca with a length of 38 m by 20 m wide and a depth of 12.5 m at the head of the dock. The ships dock consists of a series of conveyor belts and a tower discharge. There are 7 mooring buoys and signs.
The concrete dock has a rectangular surface of 38 m long and 20 m wide.
Oil Terminal is a terminal Barquito fuel with a TE of 18 m and 3 mooring buoys.
Chañaral is nowadays the home of a huge artificial white beach. Usually, this is good news for tourism, except that this particular beach was created from the wasts of the copper mines.
It has since become the population's curse. OCEAN71 Magazine wrote an article on the subject: http://ocean71.com/economy/chanaral-chile-pollution-copper-metal-mine-beach-pacific/
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Chañaral est une petite ville côtière fondée en 1833, à proximité d'une mine de cuivre. Elle occupe l'extrémité SE de la baie de Chanaral. Elle a un petit port qui est important pour le transport des minerais de cuivre.
Le port est situé dans le secteur de Punta Blanca avec une longueur de 38 m sur 20 m de large et une profondeur de 12,5 m à la tête du quai. Le quai des navires est composé de séries de bandes transporteuses et d'une tour de décharge. Il y a 7 bouées d'amarrage et de signalisation.
Le quai en béton a une surface rectangulaire de 38 m de long et 20 m de large.
Oil Terminal Barquito est un terminal de carburant avec un TE de 18 m et 3 bouées d'amarrage.
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