List of extreme points of Chile

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This is a list of the extreme points of Chile, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.

Latitude and longitude[edit]

Geographic coordinates expressed in WGS 84.

Chile[edit]

Mainland[edit]

Geographical center[edit]

Altitude[edit]

Height referred to mean sea level.

Monuments[edit]

There is a monument at Playa Blanca ("White Beach"), located between Coronel and Lota in the Biobío Region, representing the middle of continental Chile north-south.[2][3]

South of Punta Arenas there is another such monument, marking Chile's north-south center, including Antarctic territorial claims (photo).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) Francisco Solano Asta-Buruaga y Cienfuegos. Geographical Dictionary of the Republic of Chile. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "websil". Sil.senado.cl. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Comuna De Lota | Descubre Bio Bio". Descubrebiobio.cl. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Tour Packages Punta Arenas and Penguins". Chileturistic.com. Retrieved 2010-12-02.