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This pansharpened Pleiades image shows the city of Valparaiso, Chile.

One of Chile's most important sea ports, Valparaiso was a vital port of call before the opening of the Panama Canal, offering a safe port for vessels travelling around the Strait of Magellan.

Nicknamed the "Jewel of the Pacific", Valparaiso is valued for its historical landmarks and architecture.

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Credit: CNES 2012 - Distribution: Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A., France, all rights reserved

 


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