South Argentina- Orlando R, Sol P.

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South Argentina- Orlando R, Sol P.

  1. 1. South ArgentinaOrlando R and Sol P.
  2. 2. Neuquen• Capital: Neuquen•The city has a population of more than265,000, making it the largest cityin Patagonia. Neuquén isan important agriculturalcenter, surrounded byfertile lands irrigated byThe waters of the Limayand Neuquén rivers.
  3. 3. Río Negro• Capital: Viedma• The main water source is the Río NegroRiver, in whose valley most of the farms arelocated.• There are two main areas of tourism in theprovince: The Andes and the Atlantic coast.• The cliffs of the beach in Las Grutas havebeen eroded by the tides, making caves onthem.
  4. 4. Chubut• Capital: Rawson.• It has a population of 2000,000.•Tourism is also a growing industry. The mainattractions are Peninsula Valdés and othermarine wildlife reservoirs suchas PuntaTombo and Punta Ninfas.• At the Punta Tombo site there is one of thelargest breeding areas for the Magellanicpenguin.
  5. 5. Santa Cruz• Capital: Rio Gallegos• Santa Cruzs most visiteddestination is Los GlaciaresNational Park and anumber of glaciers ofwhich the Perito Moreno Glacier is the mostfamous.• Nearby El Calafate has an airport that connectsthe area with Buenos Aires and Trelew.
  6. 6. Tierra del Fuego• Capital: Ushuaia• It is the 29thlargest island in theworld.• The mainindustries are oil, natural gas, sheepfarming and ecotourism.

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