Huanchaca

Huanchaca

 

a city in Bolivia, in Potosí Department. Situated in the western Cordillera de Chichas, on the highway connecting Oruro with Antofagasta, Chile. Silver, copper, and zinc are mined near Huanchaca.

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Provincia Velasco, Estacion flor de oro, margen del rio Itenez (Guapore), frontera con Rondonia, 20 km al norte de la serrania de Huanchaca, 85 km al este del rio Paragua, 23 may 1991, (fr), Pena et al.
In 1857, Aniceto Arce founded the Huanchaca Mining Company of Bolivia with support from French investors, and subsequently pursued development and production at Pulacayo.
21-III-1916, Steinbach 1825 (SI); Velazco, Reserva Forestal Bajo Paragua, 12 km de Santa Rosa yendo hacia Huanchaca, cerrado, fr.
SANTA CRUZ: Velazco, Parque Nacional Noel Kempff-Mercado, Campamento Huanchaca, Arroyo et al.
2002 Estimacion del habitat util y la abundancia potencial del lobo de crin o borochi (Chrysocyon brachyurus) en Huanchaca, Santa Cruz.
Este factor fue el Ferrocarril Antofagasta a Bolivia, fCab, instalado en 1886 y que comunicaba el altiplano boliviano desde el sector del Salar de Uyuni, especificamente al complejo minero de Huanchaca e ingresaba a los recientes territorios chilenos apropiados durante la Guerra del Pacifico en 1879 --Ollague, Ascotan, Conchi, Chiu Chiu, Calama, Sierra Gorda, etc.
Desde los escandalos del caso Huanchaca en 1986 cuando se descubrio un laboratorio de cocaina que involucraba a la Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) y a dirigentes politicos bolivianos, las comisiones parlamentarias de derechos humanos y control de drogas son incapaces de proponer soluciones.
Chile se hace cargo de las obligaciones de las empresas de Huanchaca, Corocoro y Oruro y del saldo del emprestito concedido a Bolivia en 1867 y otros creditos que se compromete a satisfacer.
He emigrated to Bolivia in 1904 at the age of 23, when he was contracted by the Compania Huanchaca de Bolivia as the Plant Administrator at Huanchaca, the plant for the Pulacayo mine.
18605); Velasco, Parque Noel Kempff Mercado, Serrania de Huanchaca, near Lago Caiman, ca.
He is also commemorated in the naming of the Federico Ahlfeld Falls on the Pauserna River on the Huanchaca Plateau in the Noel Kempif National Park in eastern Bolivia, This remote region was discovered by the legendary British explorer Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett in 1908-1909, whose lectures in London are said to have inspired The Lost World of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1912 (Fawcett, 1953).