Estación Atacama UC - Oasis de Niebla Alto Patache - Chile
Estación Atacama UC - Oasis de Niebla Alto Patache
The Alto Patache fog oasis is located in northern Chile, 70 km south of Iquique, Tarapacá Region. This Oasis is located along the Coastal Range of Norte Grande, in the Atacama Desert, known for its remarkable aridity. The influence of coastal fog allows the development of a specially adapted vegetation, which provides habitat suitable for animal species.
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