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Located in South America, Chile is a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. The world's longest country is marked by a narrow depression between the mountains and the sea.

Highest mountain passes of Chile:

Mountain pass Elevation Zone Surface
Ojos del Salado 6.891m (22,608 ft) Atacama Gravel
Volcan Tacora 5.980m (19,620 ft) Arica-Parinacota Gravel
Volcán Ollagüe 5.868 m (19,251ft) Antofagasta Gravel
Refugio Tejos 5.800m (19,000ft) Atacama Gravel
Curiquinca 5.552m (18,215ft) Atacama Gravel
Aucanquilcha 5.500m (18,044 ft) Antofagasta Gravel
Sairécabur Telescope 5.525m (18,127 ft) Atacama Gravel
Cerro Toco 5.416m (17,769ft) Atacama Gravel
Abra Taapaca 5.250m (17,224 ft) Tarapaca Gravel
Paso Picavilque 5.085m (16,683ft) Tarapaca Gravel
Cerro Chajnantor 5.042m (16,541ft) Atacama Gravel
Paso de Agua Negra 4.780m (15,682 ft) Coquimbo Gravel
Paso de San Francisco 4.748m (15,577 ft) Atacama Gravel
Paso Chungara 4.687m (15,377 ft) Andes Gravel
Pacana Caldera 4.658m (15,282ft) Atacama Gravel



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Around the world

>Scenic drives in Norway. Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama.

>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves.

>Faroese challenging tunnels. Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.

>The world's best road. The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.

>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. List of permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.

>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.

>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.

>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.

 

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