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Sewell, a ghost mining town in search of tourists


Sewell (Chile), Dec 4 (EFE), (Camera: Jose Caviedes/Alberto Valdes).- Nestled in the heart of the Andes mountain range, at the foot of the world's largest underground copper mine, Sewell is a ghost town that is looking for tourists to preserve its legacy.FOOTAGE OF THE MINING TOWN OF SEWELL, CHILE. SOUNDBITES OF FELIPE RAVINET, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SEWELL FOUNDATION:"Chile's copper mining started here. Chile is a mining country, mostly copper mining, and here, in 1905, William Braden began industrial exploitation of the El Teniente mine."

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