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Cerro Paranal is a mountain in the Atacama desert of northern Chile that is home to the Paranal Observatory. Prior to the construction of the observatory the summit was a horizontal control point with an elevation of 2,664 metres (8,740 ft),[1] now it is 2,635 metres (8,645 ft) above sea level.

Hand of the Desert is a large-scale sculpture of a hand located in the Atacama Desert in Chile, 75 km to the south of the city of Antofagasta, on the Panamerican Highway.

The Antofagasta Museum , also called Antofagasta Regional Museum , is a historical, archaeological and geological public museum, located in the Historic District of Antofagasta . It is one of the twenty-six Chilean museums administered by the Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums. Address: Av. Balmaceda 2786, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta, Chile. Phone: +56 55 222 7016

The ruins of Huanchaca ( Quechua : Bridge of Sorrows ), are the vestige of an old silver foundry, located in Antofagasta , Chile. It was declared 7 of January of 1974 like National Historical Monument , according to the Supreme Decree nº 9 of the Council of National Monuments of Chile. Address: Av. Angamos 01606, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta, Chile. Phone: +56 55 241 7860

The Very Large Telescope is a telescope facility operated by the European Southern Observatory on Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Address: Cerro Paranal, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta, Chile. Phone: +56 55 243 5100

The Plaza Colón corresponds to the main square of the city of Antofagasta. The square was the scene of the Chilean landing in Antofagasta , 14 of February of 1879. Address: San Martin con Sucre – Arturo Prat con Washington, Antofagasta, Chile. Phone: +56 89153600