The army was organized in three brigades of all arms, at Iquique, Caldera and Vallenar.
On the 28th of May the Huascar appeared off the port of Iquique.
There are silver mines at Iquique and etairnal spring at the place whose name I have forgotten.
From this valley Iquique receives most of its fruits and vegetables.
The first voyage was to Coronel and back with coal to Iquique.
Santiago is the capital; Valparaiso and Iquique the principal ports.
Iquique is the port from which about all the nitrates are shipped.
The actual shortening to Iquique, the nitrate port in Chile, is 5,200 miles.
From the port of Iquique, in Peru, a visit was made across the desert to the nitrate of soda mines.
The Magellanes then fell in with the main Chilian squadron, off Iquique, and made her report of the occurrence.