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Argentina en el Mundo Planisferio

Argentina in the World

AArgentina in the world, is in eighth place, by the size of its surface. Of the 200 countries in the world, Argentina is one of the largest after Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil, Australia and India. Argentina limits over 9376 km with Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay. It is the second largest South American country after Brazil. Among the countries whose official language is Spanish, Argentina is the largest by land area. At the same time, it is one of the countries with less population density. Nowadays, it accounts for a 0.6...

Argentina Geographic Regions, Altas Cumbres Road, Córdoba

Argentina Geographic Regions

Argentina geographic regions are very dissimilar. There are plains and mountain ranges; woods and jungles; arid, swampy or clayish lands. Traversing the country along its latitude (3.779 km, according to IGN) is a long way. From the point of view of geography, Argentina can be divided into eight different regions defined by a homogeneous climate and relief; these, in turn, are sub-divided according to its most salient features; to learn more about the climate in different regions see  Types of Climate of Argentina Plata Plain This great surface of 463,322 sq. mi. (1,200,000...

Hidrography in Argentina Argentine south lakes

Hydrography in Argentina

The Hydrography in Argentina, is of exceptional richness. Argentina has over its territory many rivers, and also has,lakes, wetlands, lagoons, ice fields and groundwater. A large number of rivers which are, for the most part, navigable, traverse the country. Some of these are extremely important in hydroelectric terms. The most important hydrographic systems in Argentina belong to the Atlantic Slope. They are the Plata Basin and the Patagonian System. Argentina also has other water systems as endorheic basins, the slope of the Pacific and the lakes and lagoons. Atlantic Slope Plata Basin It comprises a total...

Península de Valdes, Mar Argentino, Costa Atlántica,

Types of Climate in Argentina

One of the most salient features of the Argentine territory is its variety of climates: humid, dry, tropical heat or nival cold, through different kinds of mild climates. Nothing remains outside the possibilities offered by the types of climate in Argentina. The variety of geographical regions in Argentina, are a determining factor of the different types of climates. To learn more about the different regions, and the Argentine water systems see Argentina Geographic Regions and Hydrography in Argentina Geographical factors determining Climate Due to its vast territory, Argentina presents a remarkable climatic diversity....

Museo Fundación Miguel Lillo - Tucuman

Miguel Lillo Foundation

Origin Miguel Lillo Foundation Fundación Miguel Lillo was created as a consequence of the legacy of the scholar and philantropist Dr. Miguel Lillo, which was accepted by the National State in all its terms, as per Decree No. 12.935 and 14.729/46, unanimously ratified by the Honorable National Congress as per 1947 Act No. 12.935. Dr. Miguel Lillo entrusted 10 remarkable personalities of Tucumán scientific and cultural milieu belonging the so called Centennial Generation with the management of his legacy. They would constitute, ad honorem and for life, an Advisory Commission. Each one was...

Glossary of Zoological Terms

Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina

Article of the guest columnist, Esteban O. Lavilla y Juan A. González for Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina with the fauna of Biogeographic Provinces, presented by its common and scientific name; and in alphabetical order. [A] – [B] – [C] – [D] – [E] – [F] – [G] – [H] – [I] – [J] – [K] – [L] – [M] – [N] – [Ñ] – [O] – [P] – [Q] – [R] – [S] – [T] – [U] – [V] – [W] – [X] – [Y] – [Z] A: birds    An: amphibians...

Mapa del Dominio Subantártico Argentino

Subantarctic Domain

El Dominio Subantártico Argentino y las dos Provincias Biogeográficas en que se divide dentro del territorio argentino. Ubicación, características, flora y fauna.

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