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Torres del Paine National Park

by WCC on May 31, 2012

in South America

Torres del Paine National Park is Chile ‘s Patagonia region is a nature park in the southern part of. No part of the Andes mountain famous, was shaped like a different angle, and the glacier, the lake reflects them. Torres del Paine is, in the sense of “Tower of Paine”, in Spanish, “Paine] is an archaic term of (indigenos) indigenous people,” meaning “blue. Such as the famous (Lago Nordenskjöld) (“the corner of Paine” in Spanish) Cuernos del Paine, Gray Glacier (Glaciar Grey), Gray Lake (Lago Grey), Peho lake (Lago Pehoe), The Cold Lake Norden.

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There is a trekking path circling the park, there is a popular part, called “The W” of the south only. Usually walk over five days. Of course, you can also walk the only part of it. A common method is, in the south of the Chilean side, is to take a tour of the day trip by bus from (Puerto Natales), travel agency more than 10 companies have operated most Puerto Natales. Take four hours each way.

The National Park Torres del Paine in southern Chile and is a part of Patagonia . It belongs to Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena ( Esperanza province Última ) and is located about 140 km north of the city of Puerto Natales.
In the north it borders the National Park to Argentina , where the Parque Nacional Los Glaciares followed. To the west of the Grey Glacier lies with the lake Lago Grey to the south of Lago del Toro and east of Lago Sarmiento de Gamboa .
The National Park covers 2420 km ² area. It is crossed by up to nearly 3000 m high mountains, glaciers , fjords and large lakes. “Torres del Paine” are the symbol of the national park. These are three needle-like granite mountains that are 2600-2850 meters high. The mountains lie roughly in the middle of the park.

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The national park is well developed. The head office is located in the area of Lago Toro . The park is, for example, by bus from Puerto Natales approached. Within the park there are several smaller administrative points. The CONAF has created many hiking trails. There are also several camping and cabin areas. The park itself is subject to strict environmental regulations in order to pollute the nature unnecessarily. Among the visitors the varied landscape includes trekking friends, climbing, glacier tourists, as well as animal and plant lovers.

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