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Chile Elevation Map

Chile is a long and narrow country that stretches over 2,500 miles from the Atacama Desert in the north to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Its topography is diverse and ranges from mountains to valleys, plateaus, and coastal plains.


The Andes mountain range dominates the landscape, running over 4,300 miles along the western side of the country. Chile has a total of 2,000 volcanoes, 500 of which are active. Additionally, the country has over 1,500 glaciers. The landscape is dotted with numerous lakes and rivers.


The Central Valley, located just south of Santiago, is a fertile and highly populated agricultural region. To the south, the landscape is dominated by fjords, channels, and islands. Chile's coastline is over 4,250 miles long and is known for its rugged beauty and stunning vistas.

Due to the country's topography, Chile is prone to natural disasters, such as earthquakes, landslides, and tsunamis. However, the same topography also makes it an ideal location for extreme sports like skiing, snowboarding, and mountaineering.

Highest point

The highest point in Chile is the Ojos del Salado at 22,615 feet (6,893 meters).

Lowest point

The lowest point in Chile is the shore of the Pacific Ocean at 0 feet (0 meters).

Similar landscape

Chile's diverse topography is comparable to that of Norway, New Zealand, or Nepal.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Chile and their elevation above sea level.