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Saracota Destination Guide

Explore Saracota in Chile.

Saracota in the region of Arica y Parinacota is a place in Chile - some 1,066 mi (or 1,716 km) North of Santiago, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Saracota is now 09:00 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "America / Santiago" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Putre, Parinacota, Niquela, Iquique, Hueilla or Arequipa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Saracota, Rosapata, Quenavinto, Pisarata, Culiculini and Ancovilque. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

Pomerape

Pomerape is a stratovolcano lying on the border of northern Chile and Bolivia. It is part of the Nevados de Payachata complex of volcanoes, together with Parinacota Volcano to the south. It is of Pleistocene age. Climbing the volcano is alpine grade AD, sometimes on 50+ degree snow/rubble slope. A camp can be established at 5,300 metres at the saddle between Parinacota and Pomerape.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -18.08, -69.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Bolivia–Chile border, International mountains of South America, Mountains of Chile, Pleistocene volcanoes, Polygenetic volcanoes, Potentially active volcanoes, Stratovolcanoes of Chile, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Arica y Parinacota Region, Volcanoes of Oruro Department

Nevados de Payachata

Nevados de Payachata is a north-south trending complex of potentially active volcanos on the border of Bolivia and Chile, directly north of Chungará Lake. The complex contains two peaks, Pomerape to the north and Parinacota to the south. According to helium surface dating, Parinacota has erupted within the last 2000 years, while Pomerape is Pleistocene.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -18.08, -69.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Complex volcanoes, Potentially active volcanoes, Volcanic groups, Volcanoes of Arica y Parinacota Region, Volcanoes of Oruro Department

Patilla Pata

Patilla Pata is a stratovolcano in Bolivia. The date of its last eruption is unclear, but it is unlikely to be during the Holocene as the mountain is heavily glaciated. The composition of the volcano is largely andesitic, but there are also a number of basaltic lava flows.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -18.08, -69.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Polygenetic volcanoes, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of La Paz Department (Bolivia), Volcanoes of Oruro Department

Parinacota, Chile

Parinacota is a small Chilean hamlet (caserío) in Putre, Parinacota Province, Arica and Parinacota Region.

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Located at -18.08, -69.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parinacota Province

Chungará Lake

"Chungara" redirects here. For the journal see Chungara (journal). Chungará is a lake situated in the extreme north of Chile, in the Altiplano of Arica y Parinacota Region in the Lauca National Park. It is the 29th highest lake in the world (and the 10th highest in South America). It is near the volcanos Parinacota and Pomerape .

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -18.08, -69.18 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Arica y Parinacota Region, Lakes of Chile