Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works World Heritage Site

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Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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LocationIquique Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile
IncludesHumberstone, Chile 20°12′21″S 69°47′39″W / 20.20583°S 69.79417°W / -20.20583; -69.79417
Santa Laura, Chile 20°12′40″S 69°48′47″W / 20.21111°S 69.81306°W / -20.21111; -69.81306
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii), (iv)
Reference1178bis
Inscription2005 (29th session)
Extensions2011
Endangered2005–2019[1]
Area573.48 ha (1,417.1 acres)
Buffer zone12,055 ha (29,790 acres)
Coordinates20°12′21″S 69°47′39″W / 20.20583°S 69.79417°W / -20.20583; -69.79417Coordinates: 20°12′21″S 69°47′39″W / 20.20583°S 69.79417°W / -20.20583; -69.79417
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works is located in Tarapacá Region
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
Location of Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works in Tarapacá Region
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Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works is located in Chile
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Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works (Chile)
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Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works are two former saltpeter refineries located in northern Chile. They were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.[2]


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