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Island synonym: Archipelagos, peninsulas and islets in Patagonia

island synonym
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A large network of islands makes up Patagonia’s mysterious and magnificent landscape. In 1916, the United States Hydrographic Office described Patagonia as “about as inhospitable a land as is to be found in the globe, especially in its more southern parts. The land is…cut up by deep channels into peninsulas and islands whose forms are […]

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Patagonia granite: Discover more about this precious material

patagonia granite
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Some of the most stunning design in contemporary interiors features Patagonia granite. Subtle speckles of deep black, pale gold, espresso brown, and shimmering, translucent planes, make this stone one of the most prized types of granite. Quarried in Brazil – not Patagonia, surprisingly – this remarkable stone is also known as Patagonia quartzite. This is […]

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5 unmissable points on the Patagonia map

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 thenPatagonia is magical because it’s one of the world’s last great untouched landscapes. Unspoiled by man, the Patagonia map naturally spans Chile and Argentina and possesses a wealth of natural beauty. Its striking mountain ranges, pristine national parks, awe-inspiring glaciers and unique wildlife are only the beginning. If you’re planning to visit Patagonia, you’ll want […]

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All about Welsh Patagonia

welsh patagonia
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What do you know about Welsh Patagonia? Most people (rightly) associate Patagonia with two countries, Argentina and Chile. There’s another country that’s worth mentioning, though: Wales.

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The Patagonian Steppe: 8 Facts About This South American Ecoregion

patagonian steppe
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An ecoregion found in the far south of South American, the Patagonian steppe is unique in terms of its flora and fauna. Learn about this vast semi-arid region with these eight facts.

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What to do and see at Laguna Esmeralda

laguna esmeralda
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If you’re planning a trip to Patagonia, you’re going to want to visit Laguna Esmeralda. This pristine lake, set amid a stunning backdrop of mountains and forest, offers incredible views and a relatively relaxed hiking environment. Even better, it’s not far from the Argentinian city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and a hub […]

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Chloraea Magellanica And Other Chilean Orchids

Chloraea magellanica
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With 54 known species of orchids in Chile alone, 27 of which are native to the country, it’s no wonder that this nation is an exciting destination for botanists. Although the largest concentration of orchid species is found in the central regions of the country (from V to IX regions), others such as the porcelain […]

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8 Fast Facts About Patagonian Penguins

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There are a lot of reasons to visit Patagonia, and wildlife is right up there at the top. Of the many distinctive creatures that draw visitors to the region, Patagonian penguins are probably our favourites. In case you needed any convincing when it comes to visiting Patagonia, we’ve put together everything you need to know […]

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