The cultural landscape of Argentina is a diverse and complex one, reflecting the country's rich history and heritage. The country's indigenous peoples, colonization by the Spanish, European immigration, and a diverse natural landscape have significantly impacted the country's culture.
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Protected Areas in Argentina
The Andino Norpatagónica Biosphere Reserve is located in Argentina's northwestern Patagonia. It comprises five National Parks and numerous other protected areas. The landscape is primarily mountainous, dominated by the Andes in the west, with sub-Andean plains and plateaus in the east.
Calilegua is the largest national park in the Argentine Northwest, covering a biologically diverse environment. It is also the largest protected area in Argentina dedicated to conserving subtropical evergreen mountain rainforests known as Southern Andean Yungas.
Delta del Paraná Biosphere Reserve: Predelta National Park (Argentina) The Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:34
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.
El Impenetrable National Park (Argentina) The Editor Tue, 12/19/2023 - 21:27
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.
Iguazú National Park, located in the northeastern tip of Argentina, is on a basaltic line spanning the border with Brazil. Iguazú Falls, the semicircular waterfall at the heart of this site, comprises many cascades producing vast sprays of water and is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
Ischigualasto and Talampaya Natural Parks (Argentina) The Editor Sun, 11/18/2018 - 17:58
These two contiguous parks, Ischigualasto and Talampaya, in the Sierra Pampeanas, contain the most complete continental fossil record known from the Triassic Period. Six geological formations contain fossils of a wide range of ancestors of mammals, dinosaurs, and plants.
Lago Puelo National Park (Argentina) The Editor Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:23
Lago Puelo National Park is located in Chubut province, Argentina, within the Patagonia forest ecoregion. 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 reaching almost 6,000 m (19,685 ft), the Laguna Blanca Biosphere Reserve features a typical arid Andean landscape, with a saline lake in the main depression and surrounding rocky formations. It is located in the Andean natural region of northwest Argentina.
Laguna de los Pozuelos Natural Monument and Biosphere Reserve (Argentina) The Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 20:13
The Laguna de los Pozuelos Natural Monument and Biosphere Reserve are located in the extreme north of Jujuy, Argentina, in the highlands of the southern central Andes. The highland lagoon and drainage basin is a conservation priority within the Central Andean dry Puna ecoregion.
Laguna Oca y Herraduras del Río Paraguay Biosphere Reserve (Argentina) The Editor Fri, 05/27/2022 - 17:40
The Laguna Oca y Herraduras del Río Paraguay Biosphere Reserve is located along a meandering bend of the Paraguay River near the city of Formosa in northern Argentina. The area of the Reserve constitutes part of the Paraguay River floodplain and includes the Oca Lagoon.