Puerto Deseado - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Puerto Deseado, Patagonia Argentina
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Deseado, Santa Cruz, Argentina
DESEADO: in Santa
Cruz's province 210 kilometers to the south of Caleta Olivia located
on the north margin of the Deseado creek.
that been founded in 1884 where there go aboard leathers and wool
that are produced in the area. It is the port of bigger fishing
activity of the province.
1909 the station of the old “Ferrocarril Patagónico”
(railroad of the patagonia) was built to where until few years
ago a train coming from the city of Las Heras arrived.
this region of the Atlantic coast there are very important populations
of birds and marine mammals besides the typical fauna (gumps,
‘choiques’, hares, gray foxes, bustards, ‘piches’),
and the government of Santa Cruz's province has created several
natural reservations including the Deseado Creek one.
are several creeks in the coast, frequented by the fanatics of
the fishing of the shark (they come from other points of the country
and from the exterior), where you can obtain pieces of great size.
of the attractiveness of more relevance is the Natural Monument
“Bosque Petrificado” (Petrified Forest), located to
the Southwest of the station Jaramillo in a depression called
Bajo del Guanaco, where there are pieces of 35 meters long and
3 meters thick that which determines that they are the biggest
fossilized trees in the world.
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