Paso Chungara-Tambo Quemado

Chungara-Tambo Quemado Pass, an Andean paved road

Paso Chungara-Tambo Quemado is a high mountain pass through the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes along the border between Chile and Bolivia, at an elevation of 4.687m (15,377ft) above the sea level.

The surface of the road is asphalted. This is one of the principal Chile-Bolivia passes in the central Andes as it connects La Paz with its nearest seaport Arica. The road over the pass is heavily used by trucks.

The pass is the border between Region XV, Chile and Departamento de Oruro, Bolivia. This road is usually open all year.

 

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