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The Sierra de Chochís is a subrange of the Serranías Chiquitanas in the northeast of the Bolivian department Santa Cruz. The red cliffs of the Sierra de Chochis rises abruptly to the north of the small town of Chochis. The range is famous for a colossal pillar of sandstone, the Torre de Chochís, rising aprroximalety 350 metres above the surrounding plains. It is sometimes also known as Muela del Diablo, or Devil´s Tooth.  At the base of the Torre de Chochís there is located the Santuario Chochis, a religious sanctuary and memorial, built to commemorate the victims of a flood (1979).

 

Bolivia 2016, Torre de Chochís.
The stamp was issued in the series "Tourism – Landscapes".

 

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