The Andes Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world. They form a continuous highland along the western coast of South America. The Andean Region extends north-south from Caribbean Venezuela through the Atacama Desert to cold, windy, wet Cape Horn.
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Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas (a World Heritage site) contains an assemblage of cave art, executed between 13,000 and 9,500 years ago. The people responsible for the paintings may have been the ancestors of the historic hunter-gatherer communities of Patagonia.
The Curutchet House of La Plata, Argentina, was chosen by UNESCO from the work of Le Corbusier as an outstanding contribution to the Modern Movement: a testimonial to the invention of a new architectural language that made a break with the past.
Cuyo is a historical wine-producing region located in the mountainous area of west-central Argentina. Along with the city of Mendoza, some of Argentina's most popular tourist attractions are found here, including the highest mountain massifs in the Andes.
The Delta del Paraná Biosphere Reserve comprises the coastal freshwater delta of the Paraná River located just north of Buenos Aires. Predelta National Park is located where the river sediments start forming islands. It is an area rich in biodiversity, including species that find their southernmost limit of distribution.
The Dry Chaco ecoregion, or Gran Chaco, is a sparsely populated, hot, semi-arid lowland alluvial plain of the Río de la Plata basin. It is divided among eastern Bolivia, western Paraguay, northern Argentina, and a portion of Brazil. The Chaco contains South America's second-largest forest after the Amazon.
El Calafate is a city in Argentina on the southern border of Lake Argentino, in the southwest part of Santa Cruz Province, near the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. It is an important tourist destination as the hub for visiting different parts of Los Glaciares National Park.
El Chaltén is a small mountain village in the Patagonian region of southern Argentina, near the border with Chile. It is a popular base for hiking numerous trails leading to the base of surrounding peaks and glacial lakes, including Mount Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, and Lago del Desierto.
El Impenetrable National Park is located in northern Argentina's Chaco Province, within the vast lowland plain known as the Gran Chaco. It is in the center of the "Impenetrable Region" with its dense woodlands, limited waterways, and diverse environments.
The Guaraní Aquifer System is a large underground groundwater reservoir and hydrogeological system. It is a transboundary aquifer spread across four South American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
The Iberá Wetlands, located in northeastern Argentina, is a vast and diverse natural ecosystem renowned for its rich biodiversity and ecological significance.