Rio Gallegos - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Rio Gallegos , Patagonia Argentina
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GALLEGOS: capital of Santa
Cruz province. With near 70,000 inhabitants, it is the main financial
and administrative center of the south of the Patagonia.
in the south riverbank of the Gallegos river, 18 kilometers from
its outlet in the sea. Seated on a plain with a soft decline toward
the river. Been founded in 1885 but newly in 1943 it begins to
have importance with the exploitation of the carboniferous locations
of Río Turbio.
it receives through the railroad the production of those locations
that from the Gallegos river port it is distributed to other points
of the territory. it has a petroleum distribution center and a
very important freezing plant of sheep meat.
climate in this area is very rigorous, mainly in winter, where
they register temperatures of up to -20° C. It gets the attention
the width of the tides in this sector of the Atlantic coast, therefore
it is possible to see in the port ships literally beached on the
sand to float again when the tide goes up.
Rio Gallegos there are many interesting trips toward: Puentee
Güer Aike, The Reservation of Cabo Vírgenes with their
impressive penguin place, Locations El Cóndor, Cerro Redondo
FLY FISHING is becoming the top tourist activity
since the river Gallegos is an excellent fishery for brown trout
that feeds in the sea resulting in large size seatrout.
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