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CLIFFS IN BALNEARIO EL CÓNDOR
Adolfo Alsina Department - Río Negro Province



Balneario El Cóndor is a village located on the south bank of the mouth of the Negro River in the Argentine Sea, on the atlantic coast. It is the first in a succession of beaches over 150 km. (93 miles) in length. The cliff area is home to the world's largest colony of parrots.



Atardecer en Playa el Condor/Viedma/Argentina by fernando courdin on Panoramio


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TUNDUQUERAL GREEN VILLAGE
Las Heras Department - Mendoza Province



The village is a green project located one mile northeast the town of Uspallata on Provincial Route 52. Surrounded entirely by mountains, in many ways reflects the high plateau of Tibet (right here was shot the 1997 film with Brad Pitt, "Seven Years in Tibet"). An oasis of green land which lies between the Cordillera and Precordillera, with mountains that rise from 3,500 to 7,000 meters, all perfectly flat, with water supply thanks to the St. Alberto Canal, passing side.



Tunduqueral Green Village by jack910 on Panoramio


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Yungas rainforest Biosphere reserve, between Salta and Jujuy province






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Birds Island, in San Matías gulf, Chubut province



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Mata atlántica rainforest from San Martín island, Iguazú national Park, Misiones province





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The moon valley, San Juan province


Valle de La Luna / The moon valley . (San Juan - Argentina) por Guslight, en Flickr


Planeta Tierra? por Guslight, en Flickr


A pedido del Público JaJa!!! por Guslight, en Flickr
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Belgrano Lake, Santa Cruz province



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BLANCAS HILLS
Deseado Department - Santa Cruz Province



Blancas Hills (“White Hills”) is a formation in the center of the great geologic district known as “Deseado Massif”. According to several investigations, this geological formation dates from the time of Middle and Upper Jurassic. It is believed there are great amount of gold and silver deposits near the hills and different mining companies are interested in the exploration of the area.



Sierras Blancas by Santiago Santos on Panoramio


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TEA PLANTATION IN PANAMBÍ KILÓMETRO 8
Oberá Department - Misiones Province



Camellia sinensis is an evergreen plant that grows mainly in tropical and subtropical climates. Tea plants require at least 127 cm (50 inches) of rainfall a year and prefer acidic soils. A tea plant will grow into a tree of up to 16 m (52 ft) if left undisturbed, but cultivated plants are pruned to waist height for ease of plucking. In 2010, world tea production reached over 4.52 million tonnes. The largest producers of tea are the People's Republic of China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.
Argentina is the ninth producer of tea at world-wide level, with 96,572 tonnes (in 2011) and is the only non Asian nor African country in the top 10. The argentine tea region is located in the extreme Northeast of the country, and represents the world’s southernmost area for tea plantations.



Cebu en Ruta 5 - Misiones by nelsoncga on Panoramio


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AURORA ISLANDS
Islas del Atlántico Sur Department - Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province



Aurora Islands are six small uninhabited islands in the westernmost extreme of Georgias del Sur Archipelago, 150 miles west of San Pedro Island. They cover a total area of less than 20 hectares (49 acres). They have a peak elevation above sea level of 74 metres (246 ft). Temperatures average −1.2 °C (29.8 °F), rarely climbing above 15 °C (59 °F). There is no significant vegetation.



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Huemul Glacier, near Desert lake, Santa Cruz province



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Painum Lake-Neuquen Province


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What's interesting about Argentina is that, because of the country's north-south orientation, it has an even more immense variety of landscapes and climates than others its size.

Not that it's a small country, but still.
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Pampas (plains)-Several provinces in Central Argentina

The Pampas (plains) are fertile lowlands, covering more than 750,000 km2 (289,577 sq mi), that include the Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Córdoba. These vast plains are a natural region only interrupted by the low Ventana and Tandil hills near Bahía Blanca and Tandil, with a height of 1,300 m (4,265 ft) and 500 m (1,640 ft) respectively.

The climate of the Pampas is generally temperate and the dominant vegetation types are grassy prairie and grass steppe. The region is known for supporting extensive ranching and agriculture.

Some of the wildlife includes the rhea, the pampas deer, several species of armadillos, the pampas fox, the White-eared opossum, the Elegant Crested Tinamou, and several other species.






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NATIONAL ROUTE 60 IN CATAMARCA’S PUNA REGION
Tinogasta Department - Catamarca Province



National Route 60 is a 794 km. long road (493 miles) that goes through the provinces of Córdoba, Catamarca and La Rioja. It starts at National Route 9 near Villa del Totoral town (Córdoba). After crossing the Great Salt Plains located between Córdoba and Catamarca, different sections of the route serve as the border between La Rioja and Catamarca Provinces. Finally, it takes a South to North course (in the photo), and ends at Paso San Francisco (an International Border Crossing), at 4,748 msnm (15,577 fasl) in the border between Catamarca Province and Chile.


"Paso San Francisco", "Ruta 60", "Catamarca" by kelly Davico on Panoramio


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LOS SAUCES RESERVOIR
Capital Department - La Rioja Province



Los Sauces ("The Willows") dam is located 15 km. (9 mi.) northwest of the city of La Rioja (provincial capital city); it stores the water from Los Sauces river and the artificial lake and surrounding area are interesting for camping, fishing activities and water sports. The nearby hills allow great panoramic views.


Dique Los Sauces, La Rioja by Cecilia Nazareno, on Flickr


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What's interesting about Argentina is that, because of the country's north-south orientation, it has an even more immense variety of landscapes and climates than others its size.

Not that it's a small country, but still.
Argentina is like USA, they have all climate zones in one country and also is the eighth largest country in the world
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