Mounted image 013: Paranal Observatory and the volcano Llullaillaco

A marvellous day to take aerial photographs. The Paranal Observatory lies only 12 kilometres away from the Pacific coast at an altitude of 2600 metres, whereas the snow-capped volcano ­Llullaillaco, at an altitude of 6720 metres, rises some 190 kilometres further east on the Argentine border.



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Release date:15 March 2011, 16:47
Dimensions:53.1 cm (W) x 80 cm (H) x 1 cm (D)
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