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Atacama Desert | Coastal fog

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Flight Santiago de Chile - Iquique. The cold Humboldt Current leads to a stable layering of the air in the coastal area of N Chile, preventing rainfall but commonly resulting in foggy or cloudy conditions. Volcán Llullaillaco (6739 m) is visible in the right background of the scene.

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on Thursday 21 September 2006 by Martin Mergili
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