San Juan Bautista, Chile

San Juan Bautista
San Juan Bautista is the main town in the Juan Fernández Islands.wikipedia
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San Juan Bautista is the main town in the Juan Fernández Islands.

Juan Fernández Islands

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San Juan Bautista is the main town in the Juan Fernández Islands.
Most of the archipelago's present-day inhabitants reside on Robinson Crusoe Island, and mainly in the capital, San Juan Bautista, located at Cumberland Bay on the island's north coast.

Robinson Crusoe Island

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It is located on Cumberland Bay on the center of the northeast coast of Robinson Crusoe Island.
It is the more populous of the inhabited islands in the archipelago (the other being Alejandro Selkirk Island), with most of that in the town of San Juan Bautista at Cumberland Bay on the island's north coast.

SMS Dresden (1907)

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The nearby school is called the Dresden School, after the German light cruiser SMS Dresden which was sunk there during World War I, as is the street it is situated on.

World War I

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The nearby school is called the Dresden School, after the German light cruiser SMS Dresden which was sunk there during World War I, as is the street it is situated on.

Criollo people

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Overlooking San Juan Bautista are Las Cuevas de los Patriotas (Patriots' Caves), where 42 Chilean creole independence activists lived during their exile by the Spanish authorities after the Battle of Rancagua in 1814.

Battle of Rancagua

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Overlooking San Juan Bautista are Las Cuevas de los Patriotas (Patriots' Caves), where 42 Chilean creole independence activists lived during their exile by the Spanish authorities after the Battle of Rancagua in 1814.

Chilean Navy

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As of early 2010, a pair of ships operated by the Chilean Navy arrive each month from mainland Chile.

Robinson Crusoe Airport

Robinson Crusoe Airfield
There is a short, 885 m airstrip at Robinson Crusoe Airfield in the southwestern end of the Robinson Crusoe Island, the only reasonably flat part of the island.

Mediterranean climate

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San Juan Bautista has a very mild Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb), with rainfall intermediate between that of Valparaíso and Concepción.

Köppen climate classification

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San Juan Bautista has a very mild Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb), with rainfall intermediate between that of Valparaíso and Concepción.

Valparaíso

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San Juan Bautista has a very mild Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb), with rainfall intermediate between that of Valparaíso and Concepción.

Concepción, Chile

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San Juan Bautista has a very mild Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb), with rainfall intermediate between that of Valparaíso and Concepción.

Humboldt Current

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Temperature is influenced by the cold Humboldt Current, which flows northward to the east of Robinson Crusoe Island, and the southeast trade winds.

Trade winds

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Temperature is influenced by the cold Humboldt Current, which flows northward to the east of Robinson Crusoe Island, and the southeast trade winds.

2010 Chile earthquake

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On February 27, 2010, at least eight people lost their lives when a tsunami caused by the Chilean 8.8 earthquake hit the island and inundated the town.

Valparaíso Region

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San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista (disambiguation)name of its patron saint
*San Juan Bautista, Chile, Juan Fernández Islands

Juan Fernández firecrown

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In summer, males are frequently seen in the island's only town, San Juan Bautista, feeding on the "cabbage tree" (Dendroseris litoralis) which likewise is a critically endangered species.