Tocopilla


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Tocopilla

 

a city in northern Chile, in Antofagasta Province. Population, 24,800 (1965). Tocopilla, a port on the Pacific Ocean, has a freight turnover of more than 1 million tons (1972). It has a copper smelter and a steam power plant. Industries include food processing and fishing. Copper (from the Chuquica-mata deposit) and saltpeter are mined and exported.

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In his home city of Tocopilla in the Antofagasta region of north Chile, he has a statue erected in his honour.
Por otro lado, la alta demanda energetica de la industria cuprifera ha radicalizado la gravedad de la contaminacion atmosferica de las ciudades donde se encuentran las generadoras (principalmente combustibles fosiles), como Tocopilla (Galaz, 2017), e impulsado la instalacion de nuevas generadoras, no exentas de controversia (como la central geotermica Cerro Pabellon).
ceratodes as ranging along the northern American Pacific coast from Bristish Columbia south to California; however, he also referred to several questionable specimens collected from Ecuador to the northern Chilean coast (Tocopilla; 22[degrees]05'S, 70[degrees]11'W).
Jan Dudeck first came to South America in 2001 on a work trip, lhe then 25-year-old German engineer spent a few days inspecting a gas turbine in Chile's northern industrial town of Tocopilla. It was an inauspicious start to what would become a passion.
Some of the major Chilean GenCos have implemented power storage solutions in the country, including AES Gener with two 20MW batteries each in Angamos and Cochrane, and a 12MW battery in Nueva Tocopilla. Enel owns a hybrid system integrating a solar plant with a lithium ion battery and hydrogen storage at its Cerro Pabellon geothermal power plant in the Atacama Desert.
Insisting he is still at heart the youngster who used to enjoy kick-arounds with friends on a dirt pitch in his home city of Tocopilla, despite the millions he now banks every year, he added: "My dream was always to be a footballer and help my family.
| SANCHEZ FEELS RIGHT AT HOME THERE might yet be an official chant, but Alexis Sanchez will have enjoyed his home debut at Old Trafford, a moment he has dreamt of since he was a boy in Tocopilla.
But Bolivia lost the 400 km of Pacific coastline it had had since independence in 1825, its four ports (Antofagasta, Cobija, Tocopilla, and Mejillones), and the Litoral and Antofagasta territories, which together measure approximately 120,000 sq.