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Breathtaking: World's 25 Most Beautiful Polluted Sunsets

By Tom Randall - 2011-11-28T03:40:43Z

Photograph by Jonne Roriz/Agencia Estado via AP Images

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#21 Concepcion, Chile

Too much pollution can be the enemy of a good sunset. Coarse-particle pollutants are the worst, because they block the sun's rays instead of splintering them into color. Larger particles and overly dense concentrations of smaller particles basically act as a dimmer switch. So while urban sunsets may erupt with occasional splendor, a dull haze is more likely the norm.

Chilean soldiers patrol a street in Concepcion after a 2010 earthquake triggered lootings at markets and left a large part of the population without electricity, food or water.

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