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Tietê, São Paulo

Tietê is a Brazilian municipality in the state of São Paulo, located in the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba, in the Meso-region of Piracicaba and in the Microregion of Piracicaba. It is located at latitude 23º0607 "south and at a longitude 47º425 ...

Toque Grande and Toque Pequeno

Toque-Toque Grande and Toque-Toque Pequeno are two beaches at the Atlantic Ocean in the city of São Sebastião, SP, Brasil. They are separated by another beach called "das Calhetas", being 2.4km away from each other.

Uchoa

Uchoa is a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The population is of 9.471 inhabitants and the area is 252.5 km². Uchoa belongs to the Mesoregion of São Jose do Rio Preto.

Valparaiso, São Paulo

The municipality was established in 1937, when it was separated from Araçatuba. The town was founded by Francisco Leite Vieira in the early 1930s because of the expanding cultivation of coffee, however the land was inhabited by the Barbosa family ...

Vila Belmira

Vila Belmira is a rural neighborhood of Itapevi, municipality in the state of São Paulo, located southwest of its urban center. The postcode of the neighborhood begins with 06675. Being a rural neighborhood, residences are the predominant farms a ...

Vila Olimpia

The Vila Olimpia is an upper-class neighborhood in the city of Sao Paulo, capital of the state of Sao Paulo, in the district of Itaim Bibi. Vila Olimpia is home to the Brazilian offices of several multinational companies including Unilever, Googl ...

Vila Tiberio (Ribeirão Preto)

Vila Tiberio is a bairro located neighborhood in the Brazilian city of Ribeirão Preto, in the State of São Paulo. The neighborhood is between the neighborhoods of Sumarezinho north, Jardim Antartica northwest, Vila Virginia south and Campos Elisi ...

Vila Zelina

Vila Zelina is a neighborhood located in São Paulo, Brazil, best known for the great number of 14 countries of Eastern Europe immigrants and descendants that have settled there in the early twentieth century, being the one of the greatest colony ...

Votorantim

Votorantim is a city located at the southwest of São Paulo State in Brazil. It is part of the Metropolitan Region of Sorocaba. The population is 117.794. The city is located about 100 km away from the capital of the state. It has 147 km 2 of rura ...

Itabaianinha

Itabaianinha is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Sergipe. Its population was 38.886 and its area is 493 km². Itabaianinha is noted for its large dwarf population. It is sometimes called "a cidade dos anões" "the city of dwarfs". T ...

Propria

There are two football clubs in Propria. America and Propria. America owns Jose Neto Stadium, which has a maximum capacity of 3.000 people, and Propria owns Constantino Tavares Stadium, which has a maximum capacity of 5.000 people. Also, both clu ...

Araguaina

Araguaina is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Tocantins. Its population was 153.350, and its area is 4.000.40 square kilometres.

Mateiros

Mateiros is the easternmost city in the state of Tocantins. It is the only city in Tocantins to border the state of Piaui The municipality is in the microregion of Jalapão.

Porto Nacional

Porto Nacional is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Tocantins. The population was 45.289 in an area of 4.450 km 2, including both rural and urban areas.

Aisen Fjord

Aysen Fjord is an ~70 km long fjord stretching east from a skerry-guarded region called Moraleda Channel, which is a body of water separating the Chonos Archipelago from the mainland of Chile. It is located at 45.26°S 73.00°W  / -45.26; -73.00 a ...

Cerro Arenales

Cerro Arenales is a heavily ice-covered stratovolcano located in the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region of Chile, within Laguna San Rafael National Park. It towers over the southern part of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field. Arenale ...

Baker Channel

Baker Channel, also known as Calen Inlet, is a channel of Chile located in the Tortel, Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region. The Baker River discharges into Martinez Inlet, the northern part of this large estuary. It penetrates the ma ...

Candelario Mancilla

Candelario Mancilla is a small settlement in the Aysen Region of southern Chile, located at the shores of the lake OHiggins/San Martin. It is 16 kilometers to the north from the border with Argentina, and is a key point on the tourist route Villa ...

Cerro Castillo

Cerro Castillo is a jagged rocky peak located in the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region of Chile, within the Cerro Castillo National Reserve. Castillo means castle in Spanish, and the steep basalt walls of the mountain indeed make i ...

Chonos Metamorphic Complex

The Chonos Metamorphic Complex is an accretionary complex composed of metamorphic rocks located in western Aysen Region, Chile. The deposition of the sedimentary protoliths occurred in the Triassic and they were later metamorphosed in the Jurassi ...

Gulf of Penas

The Gulf of Penas is a body of water located south of Taitao Peninsula, Chile. It is open to the westerly storms of the Pacific Ocean, but it affords entrance to several natural harbours. Among these are the gulfs of Tres Montes and San Esteban, ...

Lautaro (volcano)

Lautaro Volcano is an active ice-covered stratovolcano located in Chilean Patagonia, in the northern part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Its summit rises roughly 2.000 m above the average surface of the ice cap plateau. It is the tallest m ...

Cerro Maca

Cerro Maca is a stratovolcano located to the north of the Aisen Fjord and to the east of the Moraleda Channel, in the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region of Chile. This glacier-covered volcano lies along the regional Liquiñe-Ofqui Fa ...

Magdalena Island, Aysen Region

Magdalena Island is an island in Aysen Region of southern Chile. The island is located between the Moraleda Channel and the Puyuhuapi Channel, and belongs partially to the Isla Magdalena National Park. The United States Hydrographic Office assign ...

Moraleda Channel

Moraleda Channel is a body of water separating the Chonos Archipelago from the mainland of Chile. It is located at 44.4147222°S 73.4205556°W  / -44.4147222; -73.4205556, leading to Gulf of Corcovado. Southward from the mouth of the Aisen Fjord, ...

Cerro Pared Norte

Cerro Pared Norte is a mountain located in the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region of Chile. It lies on the Northern Patagonian Ice Field, at the center of a mountain ridge with steep slopes and sheer cliffs, at whose southern and no ...

San Quintin Glacier

The San Quintin Glacier is the largest outflow glacier of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field in southern Chile. Its terminus is a piedmont lobe just short of the Gulf of Penas on the Pacific Ocean and just north of 47°S.

San Rafael Lake

San Rafael Lake is an arc-shaped coastal lake located in the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region of Chile, within the national park that bears its name. To the north the lagoon is connected to the Moraleda Channel, to the south lies ...

Monte San Valentin

Monte San Valentin, also known as Monte San Clemente, is the highest mountain in Chilean Patagonia and the highest mountain south of 37°S outside Antarctica. It stands at the north end of the North Patagonian Icefield. Monte San Valentin can be c ...

Taitao Peninsula

The Taitao Peninsula is a westward projection of the mainland of Chile, with which it is connected by the narrow Isthmus of Ofqui, over which the natives and early missionaries were accustomed to carry their boats between the Moraleda Channel and ...

Tres Montes Peninsula

The Tres Montes Peninsula is a southwestward projection of Taitao Peninsula which in turn connects to the mainland of Chile by the narrow Isthmus of Ofqui. The peninsula is situated in Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region close to the ...

Villa OHiggins

Villa OHiggins is a small town in the Aysen Region of southern Chile, located 220 km south of Cochrane and 550 km south of Coyhaique. Founded in 1966 and named after the Chilean independence hero Bernardo OHiggins, it is the capital of the OHiggi ...

Aguas Calientes (volcano)

Aguas Calientes Volcano or Cerro Aguas Calientes, also called Simba, is a cone-shaped stratovolcano located 5 kilometres east of the Lascar volcano and 10 kilometres north of Laguna Lejia, Chile. Aguas Calientes is located within a 500 square kil ...

Cerro Armazones

Cerro Armazones is a mountain located in the Sierra Vicuña Mackenna of the Chilean Coast Range, approximately 130 km south-east of Antofagasta in the Antofagasta Region, Chile. Before construction started on the European Extremely Large Telescope ...

Ayquina

Ayquina is a village located on the northern flank of Salado River Canyon in the Calama commune of the El Loa Province in Chiles Antofagasta Region. It sits at an elevation of 2.980 m above sea level. The festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Ayqu ...

Laguna Verde (volcano)

Cerro Laguna Verde is one of the many stratovolcanoes that integrate a 180 km -long chain east of the Gran Salar de Atacama in Chiles II Region. The mountain is located 6 km west of Acamarachi and 12.5 km north of the Aguas Calientes and Lascar s ...

Mejillones Peninsula

Mejillones Peninsula protrudes from the coast of northern Chile north of Antofagasta and south of the port of Mejillones. The basement rocks of the peninsula are made of metamorphic and igneous rocks that formed in the Late Triassic plus plutons ...

Miñiques

Miñiques is a massive volcanic complex containing a large number of craters, lava domes and flows, located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile. Located 21 km south of Volcan Chiliques and 26 km west of Cordon Puntas Negras, it is part of a frequen ...

Miño Volcano

Miño Volcano is a symmetrical cone-shaped stratovolcano located in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile. It lies a few kilometres northwest of Aucanquilcha volcano and at its foot originates Loa River. The major settlement in its vicinity i ...

NANTEN2 Observatory

The NANTEN2 Observatory is a southern sky observatory in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. It is located at an altitude of 4.800 m on Pampa la Bola next to Cerro Chajnantor. The observatory is equipped with a millimeter and submillimeter wave ...

Cerro Overo

Cerro Overo is a maar lying at the foot of Chiliques volcano and close to Laguna Lejia, in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile over ignimbrites of Miocene-Pliocene age. It is the result of a phreatomagmatic eruption, its maximum diameter is ...

Pular (volcano)

Pular is a massive stratovolcano located in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile, about 15 km west of the border with Argentina, which in this area is a straight line between the summits of Socompa volcano and Cerro del Rincon. Pular, along w ...

Salar de Ascotan

Salar de Ascotan, also known as Salar de Cebollar, is a salt flat in northern Chile. Its drainage basin is 1.455 square kilometers and is shared with Bolivia. The basin is bordered on the north by the Salar de Carcote basin, on the east by small ...

Salar de Talar

Salar de Talar is a 46 square kilometres salt flat located in the high puna of northern Chilean Andes, at an altitude of 3.950 m. It is part of a series of salt lakes and salt flats located at the foothills of a chain of volcanoes stretching alon ...

San Pablo (volcano)

San Pablo is a dormant volcano located in the Antofagasta Region of Chile, near the Bolivia border. It is joined to the younger San Pedro volcano by a high col. San Pablo was active in pre-glacial times. After that period, glaciations formed a gi ...

Cerro Toco

Cerro Toco is a stratovolcano located in the eastern part of the Atacama desert in Chiles II Region, approximately 6 km south of the border between Bolivia and Chile and 12 km SE of the Juriques and Licancabur volcanoes. It conforms the north eas ...

Vicuña Mackenna Batholith

The Vicuña Mackenna Batholith is a group of plutons in the Chilean Coast Range of northern Chile. The plutons of the batholith formed between the Early Jurassic and the Late Cretaceous. The magmas that formed the batholith originated in Earths ma ...

Andalican

Andalican during the era of conquest and colonial times in Chile was the name of the high hill in the middle of two ravines and site of a fortress built by the Mapuche in 1557 to prevent Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza from invading La Araucania north ...

Bahia del Carnero

Bahia del Carnero is a cove with little shelter on the coast of the Arauco Province, Bio Region, Chile to the south of the Punta de Lavapie and north of Lebu at 37° 25 S. At its northern end it contains the mouth of Caleta Yani 37°22′17.54″S 73°3 ...

El Barco Lake

El Barco Lake is a lake in the Bio Region of Chile, near the Callaqui stratovolcano. The terrain is volcanic in origin. Ignimbrites and lavas about 2.65 million years old can be seen in region around the lake. The lake can be reached by a road th ...