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 way, for example, the perspective that saw anything "Chilean" as the enemy, constitutive of the region in the 1930s, was distanced from the international trade policy proposed during the government that established the Nahuel Huapi national park. In the years in which DPN exacerbated antagonism toward Chile, the national government moved toward trade agreements in energy and raw materials (Lacoste, 2003).
Holotype male, allotype female: Argentina, Rio Negro prov., Nahuel Huapi National Park, A [grados] Nireco (Complejo Challhuaco), 41[grados] 11' 51.9"S 71[grados] 19' 40''W, 962 m, 20-XII-2006/ 23-I-2007, Masaferro, Garre & Montes de Oca, Malaise trap (MLP).
The mammoth lodge sits upon a natural slope overlooking the entrance to Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina's oldest and most treasured.
Annotated keys for identifying small mammals living on near Nahuel Huapi National Park or Lanin National Park, southern Argentina.
2008: 165 (chironomid checklist from Nahuel Huapi National Park); Ashe & O'Connor 2009: 166 (a world catalog of Chironomidae).
The Nahuel Huapi National Park encircles the lake and the city of Bariloche.
Diets dominated by woody species (from 72 to 78%) were also reported in Nahuel Huapi National Park (Galende et al., 2005) and Lago La Plata (Smith-Flueck, 2003).
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.
Coscaron-Arias (2000) also studied the cytotaxonomy of Simulium limay Wygodzinsky, a species also found in Nahuel Huapi National Park. In 2002, Coscaron-Arias reviewed all species found in Patagonia, and provided a checklist together with an identification key to separate all genera and species based on immature stages.
Annotated keys for identifying small mammals living in near Nahuel Huapi National Park or Lanin National Park, southern Argentina.