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2013-10-29 23:28:00

Galt’s Gulch Chile (GGC) holds its inaugural Spring Celebration this week, October 30 – November 4, at the main clubhouse of GGC within its Curacavi, Chile property. The celebration is the first public event sponsored by the self-sustaining community inspired by Ayn Rand’s masterpiece, Atlas Shrugged. Santiago, Chile (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Galt’s Gulch Chile (GGC) holds its inaugural Spring Celebration this week, October 30 – November 4, at the main clubhouse of GGC within its...

2013-10-29 23:22:20

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: 2012 Overview of Latin American Smartphone Market. London (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 This research service provides an overview of the Latin American smartphone markets from the standpoint of IT and telecommunications providers. The countries discussed include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela. Topics include market drivers and restraints and shipment forecasts to 2017. Moreover, this market insight...

Chilean President Announces Transfer Of Land For The European Extremely Large Telescope
2013-10-28 07:01:18

ESO At a ceremony held yesterday at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in the Chilean Atacama Desert the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, handed over the recently signed legal documents by which the Chilean government will transfer the land around Cerro Armazones to ESO. Cerro Armazones, a 3060-meter peak 20 kilometers from the site of ESO’s Very Large Telescope on Cerro Paranal, will be the future home of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). President Piñera was received...

2013-10-23 23:21:49

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Latin America - Mobile Communications Statistics (tables only). London (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 This report provides 168 statistical tables relating to the mobile markets of 26 Latin American countries, and is extracted from the full annual market reports. Latin America’s mobile penetration is well ahead of the world average Mobile penetration Consumers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are turning increasingly towards...

2013-10-23 23:03:15

Network's CEO to Speak at International Festival of Social Innovation in Santiago (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 On October 26th, Terry Kellogg, CEO of 1% for the Planet, will speak at the International Festival of Social Innovation (FIIS 2013) in Santiago, Chile. FIIS was created to celebrate those who are changing the world via high-impact innovative solutions. The conference, kicking off on October 23rd, will feature speakers from all around the world, focusing on innovation,...

ESO Calendar 2014 Available Now
2013-10-14 09:49:55

ESO The European Southern Observatory’s 2014 calendar is now available to buy from the ESO online shop, or to download as a free PDF file. The calendar’s cover features a spectacular image of the Carina Nebula captured by the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. The calendar itself is packed full of images of the cosmos as well as pictures of the ESO telescopes in the desolate landscapes of the Atacama Desert. Highlights include a landscape picture for...

Trailer for IMAX 3D Hidden Universe Released
2013-10-14 09:36:07

Watch The Trailer: Trailer for the IMAX® 3D Movie Hidden Universe ESO If you are still not looking for a theater location nearby to watch the 3D production Hidden Universe, we invite you to take a look at this trailer to see what you are missing out. Recorded last October at several locations, including Paranal in Chile, the site of ESO’s Very Large Telescope, and at the site of the ALMA Observatory, the film combines live action scenes with 3D versions of celestial objects,...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Monito del Monte, Dromiciops gliroides
2014-04-30 10:08:55

The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...

Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum, Thylamys elegans
2013-05-02 10:37:28

The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) can be found in Chile and possibly Argentina at altitudes between sea level and 8,202 feet. It prefers a wide variety of habitats including brushlands, riverbanks, and cloud forests. This species occurs in arid habitats, which is not typical to mouse opossums. The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum can reach an average body length of up to 4.7 inches, with a tail length between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. The fur color of this species varies...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'