Puerto Guacolda (Huasco Atacama N Chile)

Puerto Guacolda (Huasco Atacama N Chile)

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Localisation

Puerto Guacolda (Huasco Atacama N Chile)
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Characteristics

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Harbour

Description

The commercial port Guacolda is closed to the town of Huasco Bajo, at the SE end of Guacolda bay.

The port was used between 1851 and 1873 to ship copper ore, copper regulus, alpaca wool and hides round Cape Horn to Swansea, Glamorgan and Wales.

The port is W of the bay, near Guacola peninsula, dark in color, is connected to the mainland by a causeway.

Tel/Fax: 56-51-531011
Mail: cpchuasco@directemar.cl

2013/02/6
Update
Joëlle
Puerto Guacolda (Huasco Atacama N Chile)
2013-02-06
Update
Joëlle
Le port de commerce Guacolda se trouve près de la ville de Huasco Bajo, sur le côté SE de la baie Guacolda.

Il fut utilisé entre 1851 et 1873 pour expédier le minerai de cuivre, la laine d'Alpaga et des peaux autour du cap Horn à Swansea, Glamorgan et au Pays de Galles.

Le port se trouve à l'W de la baie, près de la péninsule Guacolda, de couleur noire, qui est reliée à la côte par une chaussée. 

Tel/Fax: 56-51-531011
Mail: cpchuasco@directemar.cl

2013/02/6
Update
Joëlle
Puerto Guacolda (Huasco Atacama N Chile)
2013-02-06
Update
Joëlle
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Flying distances - Direct line

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23nm
13°
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23nm
13°
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38nm
206°
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70nm
13°
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34nm
12°
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45nm
14°
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