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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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.
El otro ramal, en tanto, corre en un eje relativamente recto hacia el oeste hasta la pampa El Toco, Paso Galenosa y cordillera de la Costa, conectando finalmente con la costa de 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.
The first of the nine turbine-generator projects began in September 2016, when GE overhauled a steam turbine and generator at the 264-megawatt (MW) Nueva Tocopilla thermal-fired power plant in the Antofagasta Region located about 1,500 kilometers from Santiago de Chile.
Andres Sabella en un articulo titulado "Neftali Agrella", publicado en La Prensa de Tocopilla, el 6 de junio de 1982, reitera lo senalado respecto del poeta Agrella anteriormente.
La investigacion aqui presentada se sustenta en un trabajo de campo desarrollado entre mayo y noviembre de 2013, a traves de cuarenta entrevistas en profundidad 1 a informantes calificados, dirigentes, politicos y lideres locales de Arica, Calama, Tocopilla, Copiapo, Aysen y Punta Arenas.
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Three people died as a result of the storms in the city of Tocopilla in the Antofagasta region, while another three were killed in accidents along the coast, local media reported.
En Tocopilla, provincia de Antofagasta, los obreros de la planta electrica de la empresa norteamericana Chile Exploration Company, que abastecia de electricidad al mineral de Chuquicamata, iniciaron una huelga el 3 de octubre de 1923 que se extendio por mas de un mes.
The project also included an oil-fired power plant in Tocopilla, the use of the Antofagasta-Bolivia railroad to transport copper to Antofagasta, the use of water from the San Pedro River, and the construction of a mining camp equipped with hospital, schools, markets, and entertainment--all the services required by a mining town nestled in the heart of the desert.
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