Laguna Miñiques, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile | Santiago Urquijo on Flickr

Laguna Miñiques in Chile. It's a massive volcanic complex containing a large number of craters, lava domes and flows.

San Pedro de Atacama (Chile).   Sunset in the Coyote's rock, near San Pedro de Atacama.

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Pueblo de San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama AT THE DRYEST DESERT IN THE WORLD! Awesome little town seemingly in the middle of nowhere! Was told it was very dangerous at night, but that didn't stop us from cruising the streets late night!

San Pedro de Atacama is a Chilean town and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region. It is located east of Antofagasta, some 106 km (60 mi) southeast of Calama and the Chuquicamata copper mine, overlooking the Licancabur volcano. It features a significant archeological museum, the R. P. Gustavo Le Paige Archaeological Museum, with a large collection of relics and artifacts from the region. Native ruins nearby now attract increasing numbers of tourists.

Cerros de Incahuasi mountains with the Salar de Talar salt flat in the foreground near San Pedro de Atacama, 4010 meters, Chile.