Piedra Buena and Puerto Santa Cruz - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Piedra Buena and Puerto Santa Cruz, Patagonia Argentina
Buena and Puerto Santa Cruz: Travel guide featuring hotels listings,
trips descriptions, maps and services. Steelhead fly fishing in
Comandante Luis Piedra Buena, Argentina
LUIS PIEDRA BUENA:
Located among Puerto San Julián and Río Gallegos
when the national route #3 cross the river Santa Cruz on the north
the bridge and some kilometers toward the east is located Puerto
Santa Cruz, almost at the end of the estuary that forms
the outlet of the river in the sea. As son as you leave the town
toward the south you’ll see the Pavón island where
the Commandant Luis Piedra Buena hoisted in 1862 the first Argentinean
flag in the Patagonia.
the island there is a museum that works in the house rebuilt such
as Piedrabuena inhabited it from 1859.
river Santa Cruz that is born in the Argentino lake, almost 400
kilometers to the west, receives before the outlet the affluence
of the river Chico forming that great estuary that confuse itself
with the sea where they inhabit colonies of Magellan penguins,
marine wolves and different varieties of marine birds.
there are several Estancias (ranchs) dedicated to the sheep cattle
raising whose main houses are seated preferably on the coast of
the river, in natural first floor, to be protected of the strong
winds of the patagonia.
these last years the fly fishing sport is increasing in the Santa
Cruz river wich from december to march is a good steelhead fishery.
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