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.
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World Heritage Sites in Argentina
Cueva de las Manos (Argentina) The Editor Wed, 11/08/2023 - 20:56
Nestled in Patagonia, Argentina's remote and rugged landscape, the Cueva de las Manos, or Cave of Hands, is an archaeological and cultural treasure. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a remarkable glimpse into the artistic expressions of ancient inhabitants.
Curutchet House: The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, World Heritage Site (Argentina) The Editor Tue, 01/15/2019 - 22:11
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.
Iguazú Falls: Iguazú National Park (Argentina) The Editor Wed, 01/02/2019 - 17:50
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.
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba (Argentina) The Editor Fri, 12/07/2018 - 21:05
The Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba are a former Jesuit reduction (mission) built by missionaries in Córdoba, Argentina. A World Heritage Site since 2000, the Manzana Jesuítica contains the University of Córdoba, one of the oldest in South America.
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, World Heritage Site (Argentina, Brazil) The Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:36
The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil and those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie at the heart of a tropical forest. They are the remains of five Jesuit missions, built in the land of the Guaranis during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Los Alerces National Park (Argentina) The Editor Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:31
Los Alerces National Park is located in the Andes of northern Patagonia. It contains the largest alerce forest in Argentina. Successive glaciations have molded the landscape, creating spectacular features such as moraines, glacial cirques, and clearwater lakes.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in southwest Argentina within the Los Glaciares National Park. One of the most important tourist attractions in Argentine Patagonia, it is embedded into the remote mountain landscape of the Patagonian Andes shared by Argentina and Chile.
Quebrada de Humahuaca is a narrow, arid mountainous valley in northwestern Argentina. Used for over 10,000 years to transport people and ideas as part of the Main Andean Road, it is today renowned for its stunning scenery, rich cultural heritage, and unique blend of indigenous and Spanish influences.
Valdés Peninsula in Patagonia features significant biodiversity, including highly fragile terrestrial and marine ecosystems. The dynamic coastal zone features rocky cliffs, shallow bays, coastal lagoons, and small islands. It is both a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site.