ALMA Site of Scientific Interest Signing, 21 August 1998

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Description

On 21 August 1998, the President of Chile, Eduardo Frei, Minister of Mining, Sergio Jimenez, Minister of National Assets Adriana Delpiano, and President of CONICYT, Mauricio Sarrazin, signed a declaration designating the ALMA area as a Site of Scientific Interest for mining purposes, which provided from the outset a significant degree of protection to our operations. In this photo taken at the signing, Eduardo Hardy (left), AUI representative in Chile, and Acting AUI President Martha Haynes (right) present President of Chile Eduardo Frei (center) with a satellite picture of the ALMA Site made by the Cornell group.

Creator

Records of the NRAO

Type

Still Image

Identifier

chile-mhaynes.jpg

Location

Start Date

1998-08-21

Series

Photographs Series

Unit

ALMA/MMA Unit

Citation

Records of the NRAO, “ALMA Site of Scientific Interest Signing, 21 August 1998,” NRAO/AUI Archives, accessed February 25, 2024, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/37039.