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Rock Formations

Interesting but I had expected more as it was in my book of Natural Wonders of the World. We didn't... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Sophia D
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New South Wales, Australia
Orbicular Granite

To my knowledge there are only 12 places in the world where these kind of rock is found. When you... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2014
KannanAT
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Santiago, Chile
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18 Jun 2018
“Rock Formations”
28 Dec 2014
“Somewhat interesting”
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This geological rarity, the only one in South America, was declared a Nature Sanctuary in 1981, and is located 11 km from Caldera, north of the Playa de Rodillo. It comprises tens of square meters. Here you can see formations of orbicular granite...more
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Interesting but I had expected more as it was in my book of Natural Wonders of the World. We didn't get to explore it all as we had a hire car. Maybe it was more interesting if you explored the whole area.

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Reviewed 29 December 2014

It may have scientific value, but it is rather lame for an average traveller. Unless you are a geologist, I doubt that it is really worth the detour. It is almost on higway, so if you drive your own car, you can stop and visit...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

To my knowledge there are only 12 places in the world where these kind of rock is found. When you travel by road from Caldera to Chañaral, a few kilometres from Caldera, you will find a board pointing you towards the sea, to take you...More

Thank KannanAT
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