El Teniente

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

El Teniente

 

a populated place in Chile, in Cachapoal Province; situated in the Andes at an elevation of 2,800-3,000 m. Population, more than 10,000 (1970). El Teniente ranks second only to Chuquicamata as an important Chilean copper-mining and smelting center.

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