● Chile is thought to be located on three continents. Why is that so? Chile is part of Oceania, since it forms the corner of the Polynesia with New Zealand and Hawaii; its territory lies on the American continent and Chile has formally pursued a territorial claim over Antarctica
● The moais, the giant rocky sculptures in the Eastern Island, are between 3 and 9 meters tall, and the biggest of them weighs eighty tons. Throughout the island there are roughly 900 of them.
● Atacama is the most arid desert in the planet, with a land area of 105,000 km2. This is the place where the most ancient mommies – the 7,000 year-old Chinchorros mommies – were discovered.