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.
Perito Moreno National Park is situated in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina. It is located in the western portion of Santa Cruz Province near the border with Chile. Established in 1937, it is one of the oldest national parks in Argentina.
Plaza de Mayo is a historic city square in the city of Buenos Aires. Formed in 1884, the square hosts important historical monuments. It has been the scene of the most momentous events in Argentine history as well as the largest popular demonstrations in the country.
Quebrada de Humahuaca, a natural valley corridor in northwestern Argentina, has been used over the past 10,000 years as a passage for the transport of people and ideas from the high Andean lands to the plains. Its settlements and field systems form a dramatic addition to the outstanding landscape.
Recoleta is a downtown residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is an area of great historical and architectural interest due to its Beaux-Arts architecture as well as the distinguished La Recoleta Cemetery, one of the most unusual cemeteries in the world.
The Riacho Teuquito Biosphere Reserve is located in the Province of Formosa, in the Chaqueña Region, in the northeastern part of Argentina. The Biosphere Reserve belongs to the Chaco biogeographical region.
Río de la Plata is a tapering intrusion of the Atlantic Ocean on the east coast of South America between Uruguay to the north and Argentina to the south. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The Rio de La Plata drainage basin is bounded by the Brazilian Highlands, the Andes Mountains and Patagonia.
The city of Bariloche is located on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Situated in the foothills of the Andes, close to the Chilean border, Bariloche is surrounded by Nahuel Huapi National Park, the oldest in Argentina.
San Guillermo Biosphere Reserve is located in San Juan Province, Argentina. It represents and protects the mixed mountain and highland ecosystems in the foothills and mountains of the Andes. The San Guillermo National Park occupies the core zone.
Sierra de las Quijadas National Park is located in the northwestern part of the Argentine province of San Luis. It was established to protect the natural features representative of the Semiarid Chaco and Argentine Low Monte ecoregions. It is the only protected area in this transition area.
The Sierras Pampeanas (also called Central Sierras) is a geographical region and chain of mountains that rise sharply from the surrounding Pampas region of northwestern Argentina. They run parallel to the Andes, cross into seven Argentine provinces, and may be cataloged into sub-regions.