Humberstone, ‘sister’ site to nearby Santa Laura, is an abandoned town in the Atacama desert, featuring workers’ houses, a school, and industrial buildings.
Santa Laura is a ‘ghost town’ in the Atacama desert some 50 kilometres from Iquique, Chile. Abandoned in 1960, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Chuquicamata offers a unique insight into Chile’s largest copper mine and the chance to visit the abandoned ghost town where mine workers used to live.
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