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Atacama Desert: The Driest Place on Earth

The Atacama Desert is the driest place on Earth according to NASA studies. Spanning from southern to northern Chile, it is so dry that the average precipitation is less than one-tenth of an inch per year. Some weather stations in the region have never reported any rain. And those that reported an occurrence did so ...

Armin Auctor

The Atacama Desert.