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 from Caribbean Venezuela, through the Atacama Desert to cold, windy and wet Cape Horn.
Lago Puelo National Park is located in Chubut province, in the Patagonia Forest region of Argentina. Due to its low elevation, geographical environment and geologic formation, the park is home to many endemic flora species and exhibits beautiful scenery and exceptional weather.
With altitudes that can reach over 19,000 ft above sea level, the Laguna Blanca Biosphere Reserve in northwestern Argentina, features a typical arid Andean landscape, with a saline lake in a main depression and surrounding rocky formations.
The Laguna de los Pozuelos Natural Monument and Biosphere Reserve is located in the extreme north of the Argentine Province of Jujuy and is part of the highlands of the Southern Central Andes. It is identified as a conservation priority.
Lanín National Park is located in the southern part of Neuquén Province, Argentina. It was created in 1937 to protect and preserve an area of Andean-Patagonian Forests. The park takes its name from the highest peak, the Lanín volcano on the border with Chile.
Las Yungas Biosphere Reserve, located in northwestern Argentina's mountainous Andean Range, encompasses a rich diversity of landscapes from the high Andean mountain forest ecosystems to Chaco Serrano, cloud forests, montane forests, grasslands and agricultural land.
Los Alerces National Park is located in the Andes of northern Patagonia in Argentina. It has a western boundary which coincides with the Chilean border. Successive glaciations have molded the landscape in the region creating spectacular features such as moraines, glacial cirques and clearwater lakes.
Los Arrayanes National Park is located in the southern part of Neuquén Province, Argentina. It is situated on the Quetrihué Peninsula that penetrates Lake Nahuel Huapi and is part of the Patagonian Forest ecoregion. The park gets its name because it was created to preserve a myrtle forest.
The Main Andean Road links the peaks of the Andes to the coast, running through rain forests, alleys and deserts in South America. Qhapaq Ñan is an extensive Inca communication, trade and defense network of roads, traversing one of the world’s most extreme geographical terrains.
Manzana de las Luces ("Block of Enlightenment") is where in the late 17th century the Jesuits built their residence, the Saint Ignacio Church and adjoining College. It is located in Monserrat, a neighborhood that features many of the historic and important public buildings in Buenos Aires.
The Mar Chiquito Biosphere Reserve consists of the 'Parque Atlántico Mar Chiquita,' situated in the Chaco savanna region just north of Mar de Plata. The delta marshes are extremely important for a large variety of waterfowl.