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Colocada en el lugar donde se hundió la corbeta Esmeralda el 21 de mayo de 1879, en el Combate naval de Iquique. Está construida de acero y mide doce pies de alto, pintada con los colores de la bandera de Chile y enarbolando a la misma en su parte más alta. Se realizan visitas turísticas en lancha alrededor de ésta. La primera boya fue instalada el 21 de mayo de 1928 y lograba iluminarse por la noche con lámparas de acetileno incorporadas en su estructura.

Placed in the place where she sank the corvette Esmeralda on May 21, 1879, in the naval Battle of Iquique. It is built of steel and measured twelve feet high, painted with the colors of the flag of Chile and fly to it in its highest point. Tours are conducted by boat around it. The first buoy was installed on May 21, 1928 and could light up at night with acetylene lamps built into its structure.

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  • Copyright: samuel castillo (L362305A) (56)
  • Genre: Persone
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2009-02-17
  • Categories: Cerimonia
  • Esposizione: f/4.5, 1/500 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2009-06-09 10:25
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