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CHILEAN NAVY HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE

A delegation of police officers form the Aconcagua province, under the supervision of Captain Francisco Castro leyton, visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy on October,30. This commission, conformed by officers and staff from the 7th prefecture of San Felipe, The Aconcagua communications center, and Police stations form La Ligua, Zapallar, Papudo, Cachagua and Los Molles, was welcomed by the chief of the Oceanographic Department, Lieutenant Commander Miguel Vasquez.

The visit began with a presentation on the functioning of the service, highlighting the History, Organization, and the main activities as well as the products that the service elaborates. Subsequently, the visitors got to know the functioning of the operations of the operations room of the National Tsunami warning system and the advances and improvements made after the 200 Tsunami.