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.
Alberto de Agostini National Park (Chile) The Editor Wed, 02/12/2020 - 11:24
Alberto de Agostini National Park is a protected area in southern Chile that includes the Cordillera Darwin mountain range, the final land-based stretch of the Andes before it becomes a chain of mountains appearing as small islands that sink into the Pacific Ocean.
Alerce Andino National Park (Chile) The Editor Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:41
Alerce Andino National Park is located in the Andes, in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. The centerpiece of this lush and mountainous protected area are the Alerce forests. The Alerce can surpass 164 ft in height and live over 4,000 years.
Alerce Costero National Park (Chile) The Editor Mon, 10/12/2020 - 12:27
Alerce Costero National Park is a protected area located in the Los Ríos Region of southern Chile. Situated within the Cordillera Pelada, part of the larger Chilean Coastal Range, the national park hosts a forest of endangered Patagonian cypress.
The Andean Patagonian Forest spreads over steep elevations along a thin strip on both sides of the Andes Mountains in southern South America. These temperate forests, located in both southern Chile and Argentina, are the southernmost forests on earth.
Araucarias Biosphere Reserve and Conguillío National Park (Chile) The Editor Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:08
The Araucarias Biosphere Reserve is situated in the southern part of the volcanic Andes chain in south-central Chile. Conguillío National Park constitutes the core area and includes the Llaima volcano, one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Chile.
The Atacama Plateau is an arid high plateau in the Andes of northern Argentina and extending into Chile. The "Puna de Atacama" is a cold desolate Andean tableland in northwestern Argentina and adjacent regions of Chile.
Bernardo O'Higgins National Park (Chile) The Editor Mon, 10/22/2018 - 17:28
Bernardo O'Higgins National Park is currently the largest protected area in Chile. Along with Torres del Paine National Park, it occupies over 90% of the Southern Patagonian Icefield; the remainder of it, in Argentina, is included within Los Glaciares National Park.
Bosque de Fray Jorge: National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Chile) The Editor Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:06
Bosque de Fray Jorge, Talinay and Punta del Viento National Parks comprise the Fray Jorge Biosphere Reserve, situated north of Santiago. Its forests are green oases surrounded by semiarid lands. The park and reserve shelters almost all of the Mediterranean species typical of Chile.
Bosques Templados Lluviosos de los Andes Australes Biosphere Reserve (Chile) The Editor Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:54
The Bosques Templados de los Andes Australes Biosphere Reserve is comprised of eight national protected areas in southern Chile. Hosting extraordinary biodiversity, it is classified as one of the largest and most ecologically intact forest remnants on Earth.
Cabo de Hornos Biosphere Reserve (Chile) The Editor Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:09
The Cabo de Hornos Biosphere Reserve is located in the American continent's extreme south, comprised of marine areas, islands and forested coast. The core areas are constituted by Cabo de Hornos National Park and Alberto de Agostini National Park.