Nahuel Huapí

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Nahuel Huapí

(näwĕl` wäpē`), lake, c.210 sq mi (540 sq km), in Río Negro and Neuquén provs., W central Argentina. The 45-mi (72-km) lake is drained northeastward by the Limay River. It is part of Nahuel Huapí National Park (est. 1934) and is a popular resort area.

Nahuel Huapí

 

a lake in Argentina, on the eastern slopes of the Patagonian Andes, at an elevation of 767 m. Length, 72 km; width, 1.5–8.0 km; area, 550 sq km; depth, to 438 m. The Limay River flows out of the lake. Nahuel Huapí is very picturesque, with fjordlike bays and shores overgrown with dense forest. There is ship navigation. There are climatic health resorts, and tourism is popular. The lake is part of Nahuel Huapi National Park.


Nahuel Huapí

 

the oldest and largest national park in Argentina; located in Neuquén and Rio Negro provinces. Area, 785,000 hectares (1973). The park was created in 1903 and became a national park in 1934. The picturesque landscapes of the Lake Nahuel Huapi region, with forests of the beech Nothofagus menziesii, have been preserved; animals include deer (pudu and Andean deer), puma, and waterfowl.

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Ecological impacts of introduced animals in Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina.
This understanding and biased evaluation of citizenship was linked, during the construction of the Nahuel Huapi national park, to the valorization of nature, whose recognition was the basis for ignoring population settlements that were present when the DPN was established, for racial, class or xenophobic reasons (Valverde, Garcia and Lara, 2008).
The purpose of this paper is to describe a new species of Stilobezzia (Acanthohelea) recently collected in the Nothofagus forest of the Nahuel Huapi National Park.
The property offers easy access to year-round activities in Nahuel Huapi National Park and winter skiing at Cerro Catedral, one of South America's most important ski centers.
Annotated keys for identifying small mammals living on near Nahuel Huapi National Park or Lanin National Park, southern Argentina.
Chironomid (Chironomidae: Diptera) checklist from Nahuel Huapi National Park, Patagonia, Argentina.
The Nahuel Huapi National Park encircles the lake and the city of Bariloche.
The Cerro Bayo Mountain Resort is an established and exclusive year round tourist destination within the Nahuel Huapi National Park - one of the world's most beautiful and largest national parks at 1.
Diets dominated by woody species (from 72 to 78%) were also reported in Nahuel Huapi National Park (Galende et al.
Jejenes (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Nahuel Huapi National Park, Patagonia, Argentina: Preliminary Results" y Spinelli & Marino, "Estado actual del conocimiento de la familia Ceratopogonidae en la Patagonia (Diptera: Nematocera)" y aspectos ecologicos: Massaferro, "Paleoecologia: el uso de los quironomidos (Diptera: Chironomidae) fosiles en reconstrucciones paleoambientales durante el Cuaternario en la Patagonia".
The location of the project under consideration in this paper is the Nahuel Huapi National Park (NHNP), in northern Patagonia, which surrounds the Argentinean resort town of Bariloche.
Jejenes" (Diptera: Simuliidae) of Nahuel Huapi National Park, Patagonia, Argentina: Preliminary results