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The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Chile's Atacama Desert, which is bound on the west by the Pacific and on the east by the Andes.

Earth from Space: Salar de Atacama, Chile

From the Salar de Atacama salt flat in the east to the Cordillera Domeyko mountains in the west, Sentinel-2 takes us over part of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.

Earth from Space: Pío XI Glacier, Chile

Part of Chile's Bernardo O'Higgins National Park in southern Chile is pictured in this Landsat-8 image from 8 January 2016. The park includes much of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field - the world's second largest contiguous ice field beyond the poles.

Calbuco Volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time since 1972, with the last major eruption occurring in 1961 that sent ash columns 12-15 kilometers high.

This satellite image shows the heart-shaped Miscanti lake and smaller Miñiques lake in northern Chile.

ESA assembled a top engineering team, then challenged them to devise a way for rovers to navigate on alien planets. Six months later, a fully autonomous vehicle was charting its course through Chile's Mars-like Atacama Desert

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