Chile: The Land Where the Earth Ends

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Looking at Chile, many people are unaware of what this country has to offer. Chile has many resources that benefit the world such as all the trading along the coastline and all the natural resources that its forest and vast mountainous region has to offer. Its impossibly long structure defies geography making Chile’s land even more intriguing. From the northern regions to the most southern tip, Chile has various landmarks and coast line that can amaze anyone. The geography of this region varies along with climate and weather conditions. The geography of Chile stands the test of time and shows the depth to why people have lived there for centuries. Generations of different people have lived in Chile and made its history worth every minute. Not only does the geography have intrigue, the people, culture, and diversity, of this country complete the complex puzzle of this thin strip of South America.
Chile, a country located in South America with a long history, draws people in to learn about the intriguing past of this county. While the Incas and their vast army were exploring Chile and had passed through this region they came across a group called Mapuche. The Incas had met their match with this group and were unable to continue the journey but they were still able to portray a strong sense of control over the region they had conquered. In 1541, less than a century after the Incas had ruled parts of this region a Spaniard Pedro de Valdivia founded Santiago. Santiago is the capital of this country and is the birth place of culture and history in this region. His army pursued the Mapuche and placed strongholds there. Shortly after the Mapuche showed they were not afraid and beheaded him. The Spanish held their place and had control for...

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... celebrations, and are very religious. Chileans also have a successful school system and a strong work force. They still have extreme poverty but if children are given a chance they can grow to help benefit themselves, the economy, and their country. The geography and climate varies all through the long terrain and is helpful to its people, providing many natural resources that are used to benefit the country and the world. Much like its shape Chile is an extensive country with so many benefits and facts to learn. I have loved learning about Chile and will keep learning, it is like a never ending book with many surprises. “The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” Pablo Neruda.