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    16 Places That Prove Chile Is Too Good For This World

    *Checks flight deals during work hours*

    1. Marble Caves at General Carrera Lake

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    These marble looking caves are actually calcium carbonate that became exposed into caves after over 6,000 years of waves crashing.

    2. Los PingĂŒinos Natural Monument on Magdalena Island

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    This is the largest penguin colony in southern Chile and houses over 120,000 Magellanic penguins during their migration.

    3. San Rafael Glacier in southern Chile

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    Floating at over 4 kilometers wide and 70 meters tall, this glacier is said to be anywhere from 3,000-5,000 years old.

    4. Easter Island in the South Pacific

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    Best known as "Easter Island Heads," the moai statues average a height of 13 feet and weigh 14 tons.

    5. Llanquihue Lake in southern Chile's Lake District

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    Llanquihue is the second largest lake in southern Chile and its name means "submerged land" in Mapuche, the native language.

    6. Salar de Atacama, south of San Pedro de Atacama

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    This is the largest salt flat in Chile and contains some small lakes that house flamingos.

    7. Petrohué Waterfalls in Puerto Varas

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    Even at high water speeds, tiny torrent ducks can often be seen traveling in the rapids.

    8. PukarĂĄ de Quitor, north of San Pedro de Atacama

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    The Fort of Quitor was built by the atacameño people over 700 years ago and was declared a national monument in 1982.

    9. Torres del Paine in Torres del Paine National Park

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    These tall towers stand over 2,000 meters above the Patagonian desert.

    10. Valle del Frances in Torres del Paine National Park

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    There's a popular trek around this landscape that is almost 14 miles long and takes around eight hours to complete.

    11. Lauca National Park in the Andes mountains

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    This over 340 acre park contains multiple volcanoes and even some lava rivers at times.

    12. Grey Lake and Grey Glacier in Torres del Paine National Park

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    Grey Glacier contains a piece of land within, a "nunatak," where visitors can walk.

    13. ConguillĂ­o National Park in the Andes mountains

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    Due to the shape of some of the araucaria forests, this park is also known as "the umbrellas."

    14. Valley of the Moon in the Atacama Desert

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    One of the more well-known places in Chile, the landscape has been described as looking like the moon.

    15. Laguna Cejar in the Salar de Atacama

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    Similar to the Dead Sea, this body of water has so much salt that people float effortlessly.

    16. BahĂ­a Inglesa on the coast of the Atacama Desert

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    One of the more well-known destinations, this village is perfect for people that love white sand beaches and clear water.