Alexander Selkirk’s Cave on Isla Robinson Crusoe

The inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe may well have lived here in this very cave on Isla Robinson Crusoe. ( 33°37’15″S   78°50’49″W for the GPS inclined!)

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The Battle of Coronel: Sunday November 1, 1914


The above picture is of Graf Spee’s squadron leaving Valparaiso November 3, 1914 following the battle.

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A German postcard of the thick of the battle

Web references for the Battle of Colonel:

Colonel Memorial (here seen through Google Translate)

The Scharnhorst

The German Ships