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Our eyes are all we need to make out the general lay of the land. Mountains and flatter lowlands look quite different. The many sharp features in this image indicate a mountainous region. Mountains tend to be drier and cooler than lowlands.
WEB SITE - Exploring the Atacama
For more information about the general features and climate of this region, visit the CAN DO Website Exploring the Atacama