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Altos Hornos Zapla, Zapla District, Palpalá Department, Jujuy, Argentina

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Steel industrial complex, Altos Hornos Zapla. Cooling Tower.

Altos Hornos Zapla, Zapla District, Palpalá Department, Jujuy, Argentina
Steel industrial complex, Altos Hornos Zapla. Cooling Tower.

Altos Hornos Zapla, Zapla District, Palpalá Department, Jujuy, Argentina
Steel industrial complex, Altos Hornos Zapla. Cooling Tower.

Altos Hornos Zapla, Zapla District, Palpalá Department, Jujuy, Argentina
 
 
Argentina's first modern steel smelter, since 1945, using ores from Cerro Zapla, 12 km away, carried from mine to smelter by cable. Initially operated by Fabricaciones Militares, under the control of the army. The smelters were fueled by charcoal produced from the many tens of millions of eucalyptus trees planted on 140 square km of land owned by Fabricaciones Militares.
Elevation: 1,107 m. above sea level.

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