War of the Pacific
The War of the Pacific (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico) (1879–1883) was fought in western South America, between Chile and allied Bolivia and Peru in a variety of terrain, including the Pacific Ocea...
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Chilean ironclad Almirante Cochrane
The armored frigate Almirante Cochrane was a ship of the Chilean Navy in the late nineteenth century. She was built, like her twin, the armored frigate Blanco Encalada, in the UK in 1875. She particip...
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1868 Arica earthquake
The 1868 Arica earthquake occurred on 13 August 1868, near Arica, then part of Peru, now part of Chile, at 21:30 UTC. It had an estimated magnitude between 8.5 and 9.0. A tsunami (or multiple tsunamis...
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Land Campaign of the War of the Pacific
After the Naval Campaign of the War of the Pacific of the War of the Pacific was resolved, the Chilean terrestrial invasion began.
Having gained control of the sea, Chile sent its army to invade P...
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Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia
The Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia (British company name: Antofagasta (Chili) & Bolivia Railway or FCAB for short) is a private railway operating in the northern provinces of Chile. It is n...
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Chilean transporter Rímac (1872)
The Rímac was a steamer involved in decisive actions of the War of the Pacific (1879-1884) and Thousand Days' War (1899-1902).After the building of the ship in the United Kingdom in 1872, she was purc...
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Blockade of Iquique
Once war was declared by Chile upon Peru on Saturday, April 5, 1879, the first Chilean naval action for the War of the Pacific was set in motion. The plan was to block the Peruvian port of Iquique the...
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Ladislao Cabrera
Ladislao Cabrera (May 23, 1830 – 1921) was a Bolivian hero during the War of the Pacific. Born in Totora, Cochabamba Department, Carrasco Province, he is famous for organising the defence of Calama a...
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Treaty of Lima (1929)
The Tacna–Arica compromise or Treaty of Lima was a series of documents that settled the territorial dispute of both Tacna and Arica provinces of Peru and Chile respectively. According to the Treaty, t...
Pedro Lagos
Pedro Lagos Marchant (1832 – 18 January 1884) was a Chilean infantry commander. He is best remembered for commanding the assault and capture of the city of Arica during the War of the Pacific.
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Estanislao del Canto
Estanislao del Canto Arteaga (1840 – June 23, 1923) was a Chilean military figure who played a major role in the War of the Pacific (1879-1883) and the Chilean Civil War (1891). He also participated ...
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Chacalluta International Airport
Chacalluta International Airport (IATA: ARI, ICAO: SCAR) is an airport serving the city of Arica, capital of the Arica Province in the northern Arica y Parinacota Region of Chile. It is located 1...
Ignacio Carrera Pinto
Ignacio Carrera Pinto (February 5, 1848 – July 9, 1882) is a Chilean hero of the War of the Pacific.He was born in Santiago, Chile; the son of José Miguel Carrera Fontecilla, of Basque descent, and of...
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Estadio Carlos Dittborn
Estadio Carlos Dittborn (Carlos Dittborn Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Arica, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium currently holds 9,746 people and was built...
Caliche sangriento
Caliche sangriento (i.e. Bloody Nitrate) is a Chilean movie of 1969 and the first one directed by Helvio Soto. The plot takes place in 1879 through 1880 during the War of the Pacific, when Chile, Bol...
USS Lackawanna (1862)
The first USS Lackawanna was a screw sloop-of-war in the Union Navy during the American Civil War.Lackawanna was launched by the New York Navy Yard on 9 August 1862; sponsored by Ms. Imogen Page Coope...
Naval Campaign of the War of the Pacific
The Atacama Desert was a rough terrain to conquer and occupy for long. It was nearly waterless and had few roads and railroads. From the beginning of the war it became clear that, to seize or defend t...
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Plaza Yungay
Plaza Yungay is a square located in Barrio Yungay, an historical neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, located at the western limits of the commune of Santiago. The plaza is the home of a monument commemor...
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Battle of San Juan and Chorrillos
The Battle of San Juan, also known as the Battle of San Juan and Chorrillos, was the first of two battles in the Lima Campaign during the War of the Pacific, and was fought on January 13, 1881. This b...
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