Chile and Argentina share more than 5,000 miles of border, most of them drawn on the imposing peaks of the Andes. With over 40 border crossings between the two countries spread over the mountains, the most spectacular and important one is Paso de los Libertadores, also known as the Paso del Cristo Redentor, in particular, the stretch that locals call it, rightly, Los Caracoles (Snails Pass).
El Paso de Agua Negra (Black Water Pass) is a high mountain pass in the border between Argentina and Chile, linking the IV Region of Coquimbo (Chile) with the Province of San Juan (Argentina).
Ruta 5 in Chile runs from the Peruvian border, connecting with Ruta 1 19km north of Arica, down to Puerto Montt where it connects via ferry to Chiloé island. This major road is a bypass of the country’s capital, Santiago.
The Atacama Desert is the driest in the world. In some points the average annual rainfall is zero. For centuries. There are areas where it has not rained since the sixteenth century.
Ojos del Salado is a massive stratovolcano in the Andes on the Argentina-Chile border and the highest volcano in the world at 6,891 metres (22,608 ft).
La Autopista del Sol is the name of the Chilean highway of toll, which covers the regions of Valparaiso and Santiago Metropolitan, in the Central Valley of Chile, from Santiago to San Antonio.
Llano de Chajnantor Observatory is an astronomical observatory located at an altitude of 5,104 m above the sea level, in the Chilean Atacama desert, 50 kilometers to the east of San Pedro de Atacama.
The Sairécabur volcanic group is a volcanic chain directly south of the Putana Volcano, on the border between Bolivia and Chile.
Aucanquilcha is a massive stratovolcano located in Antofagasta Region of northern Chile, just west of the border with Bolivia.
Pehuenche Pass is an international high mountain pass through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina, at an elevation of 2,553m above the sea level. The pass conects San Clemente and Bardas Blancas. The road to the pass, in the Chilean side, called Ruta Internacional CH115 is paved, and starts in the city of Talca.
Mamuil Malal Pass (also known as Tromen Pass) is an international mountain pass in the Andes between Chile and Argentina. The pass connects Pucón and Curarrehue in Chile with Junín de los Andes in Argentina.
The CH21 road, in the region of Antofagasta, links the cities of Calama and Ollagüe, in the border between Chile and Bolivia. Once in Bolivia, the road is called Ruta BO-5.
Osorno Volcano is a 2,652-metre (8,701 ft) tall conical stratovolcano lying between Osorno Province and Llanquihue Province, in Los Lagos Region of Chile.
Paso Colchane-Pisiga is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 3695m above the sea level, through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina.
Y905 is a gravel road located in Isla Navarino, a Chilean island located strategically between Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, to the north, and Cape Horn, to the south.
Icalma Pass is an international mountain pass through the Andes, joining Chile and Argentina, at an elevation of 1.303m above the sea level.