Los Glaciares

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Los Glaciares

 

a national park in southern Argentina (Santa Cruz Province), on the border with Chile. Situated high in the southern Patagonian Andes, it includes several preserves. Area, 600,000 hectares. The park was established in 1937 for the preservation of mountain landscapes (with neve basins and glaciers descending into lakes), forests of antarctic beech, and areas of steppe vegetation. Among the animals living in Los Glaciares are pudu, Hippocamelus bisulcus, and guanacos; birds include the rhea and condor.

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Your tour could well include the Los Glaciares National Park in El Calafate.
I make my way to Los Glaciares National Park, home to the Perito Moreno, one of earth's few advancing glaciers.
The immense frozen white landscape stretches for more than 5,000 square miles and includes Chile's Torres del Paine National Park and O'Higgins National Park, as well as Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park, where we are headed now.
Argentines can be proud that UNESCO has recognized these attributes and declared Los Glaciares National Park a World Heritage Site.
Bernardo Roil, Guide Coordinator for Los Glaciares National Park says the glaciers help him to educate people and encourage a change in thinking.
On our 11-day adventure, I'll be leading a five-day trek in the Los Glaciares National Park which has breathtaking glaciers, vast emerald green lakes and huge mountains.
Just steps away from the Los Glaciares National Park at the foot of the breathtaking Fitz Roy Mountain in Santa Cruz province, the town of E1Chalten is known across the world as a haven for adventure tourists and nature lovers.
Kathy Jarvis lectures on her visit to Argentina's spectacular Los Glaciares National Park and the Torres del Paine National Park in Southern Chile.
It's the perfect spot to launch a hiking or climbing excursion to Los Glaciares National Park, which hosts 47 glaciers, including the Glaciar Perito Moreno.
The famous Torres del Paine National Park, on the Chilean side, is already well-developed for adventure tourism, so together with my trekking partners, I headed to Argentina for a four-day trek in the lesser known Los Glaciares National Park.
The most convenient gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, which was established in 1937, is the small border town of El Calafate.