Abandoned in the Desert: Humberstone, and Chile's Eerie Ghost Towns

In the sands of northern Chile are haunting reminders of the country's troubled history.

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  • The empty theatre of Humberstone

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  • The remains of Humberstone’s Saltpeter Works

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  • An aerial view of Humberstone

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  • Artifacts of Humberstone’s past hang from the walls

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  • The derelict rail station of Pisagua

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  • Inside a former hospital room of the Humberstone Saltpeter Works

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