Andes Mountain Range Length:7.000 Km Maximum width:700 Km Chilean – Bolivian “Altiplano” Amazonas River Basin Surface:7.000.000 sq Km Length:6.788 Km De La Plata River Basin Surface:3.800.000 sq Km Length:3.000 Km Brazilian Massif
Continental Chile: Lat. 18º South Lat. 56º South Length: 4.200 Km. Surface: 756.626 sq Km. Width: Minimum 90 Km. Maximum 400 Km.
Economic Geography: Natural resources based economy. <ul><li>Mining (Copper and Gold) </li></ul><ul><li>Fishery(Industrial and Salmon) </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry(Natural and Artificial) </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture(Fresh fruits, grapes and berries) </li></ul>
The Human Scenario: There are many good social and economic characteristics of Chile in the Latin American context:
Conformation of the Chilean Territory: <ul><li>Portions of former peruvian zones. </li></ul><ul><li>Tarapacá, Nitrate deposits, Fishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Portions of former bolivian zones. </li></ul><ul><li>Antofagasta, Coppper mining. </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina holds portions of former chilean zones. </li></ul><ul><li>Parts of Patagonia. </li></ul>
SOUTH PATAGONIAN ICE FIELD BEAGLE CANAL TARAPACÁ ANTOFAGASTA PATAGONIA
Regional Scope (Norte Chico and Aysén): <ul><li>Norte Chico: Semiarid zone, known by the table grape production for export. </li></ul><ul><li>Aysén: Tourism based in nature and natural resources. </li></ul>
In Aysen the activities requires a better organization to replace the spontaneous services offer by the rural people The natural system offers more resources for tourism than the tourism products offer by the people.