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|When the Spanish conquistadors invaded Chile, the nation had 99 million acres (40 million hectares) of virgin forest. In 1996 slightly more than half remained.
(SFC, Z-1, 4/28/96, p.5)
|Links:||Chile source: http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/chile/
Library of Congress: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cltoc.html
World History Archives: http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/42a/index-d.html
Chile Information Project: http://www.chip.cl/