Mar Chiquita


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Mar Chiquita

 

a saline lake in the northwestern Pampas in Argentina; the lake has no outlet and is drying up. Area, approximately 2,000 sq km; depths reach 3-4 m, and salinity is \15%c (parts per thousand). The lake is located in a vast, shallow, marshy depression east of the Sierra de Cordoba, from which the Rio Primero and Rio Segundo flow into the lake. The largest river entering the lake is the Rio Dulce, which flows into it from the northwest. The banks of the lake are primarily low and often marshy.

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This year, the 30th, raised funds to create Argentina's largest national park, Mar Chiquita, which gives a winter home to thousands of flamingos.
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Dichos relictos se ubican entre la Reserva de Mar Chiquita y las Sierras del Norte, alternando con bosque secundario, parque y pastizales producidos por tala, y con parcelas cultivadas.
plebeius were collected at Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon (37[degrees]46'S, 57[degrees]27'W) (n = 104 dissected under stereomicroscope, n = 28 histologically sectioned and microscopically examined) and from the mouth of the Quequen Salado River (38[degrees]56'S, 60[degrees]33'W) (n = 14 dissected under stereomicroscope).
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