Argentina, the country, its people and culture. What's New?

Hydrography 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...

Types of Climate in Argentina: 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...

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...

Glossary of Zoological Terms

Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina

Glossary of Zoological Terms of Argentina with the fauna of Biogeographic Provinces, presented by its common and scientific name; and in alphabetical order. Article of the guest columnist, Esteban O. Lavilla y Juan A. González for surdelsur.com See all reports about Biogeography of Argentina >> [A] —[C] — [D] —...

Glosario de Botánico

Glossary of Botanical Terms of Argentina

Glossary of Botanical Terms of Argentina with the flora of Biogeographical Provinces, presented by its common and scientific name; and in alphabetical order. Article of the guest columnist, Esteban O. Lavilla y Juan A. González for surdelsur.com See all reports about Biogeography of Argentina >> [A] —[C] — [D] —...

Argentine Antarctic Domain Map

Argentine Antarctic Domain

The Argentine Antarctic Domain belongs to the Antarctic Region. It encompasses the southern islands and the Antarctica. The Antarctic Domain of Argentina, is usually considered to be coincident with the limits of the Antarctic Province. See all reports about Biogeography of Argentina >> Article of the guest columnist, Esteban O....

Mapa del Dominio Subantártico Argentino

Subantarctic Domain of Argentina

The Subantarctic Domain is a narrow band spreading along both sides of the Andes, approximately from 35th parallel up to 38th parallel. From there on, it encompasses the whole of the Chilean territory and the Atlantic branch of the Andes up to the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego and...

Mapa del Dominio Andino Patagónico

Patagonian-Andean Domain of Argentina

The Patagonian-Andean Domain occupies the regions of middle and high mountain of the north and west of South America, from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego, and goes down to encompass the Patagonian steppe, from the west of Neuquén and Río Negro to Santa Cruz.It has been divided into five Provinces,...

Mapa del Domino Amazónico

Amazonian Domain of Argentina

The Amazonian Domain widely spread in South America, it has been divided into nine provinces. In Argentina it is marginally represented only in the North-west, along the pre-cordilleran mountains (corresponding to the Yunga Province) and in the North-east, covering Misiones and the North-east of Corrientes (corresponding to the Paranaense Province)....

Mapa del Dominio Chaqueño

Chaco Domain of Argentina

The Chaco Domain approximately coincides with the South American low lands. It has been divided into six provinces, five of which are represented in Argentina, where they encompass most of the country. Argentine Chaco Domain The Chaco Domain is part of the Neotropical Biogeographical Region of Argentina, along with the...

Mapa de las Regiones Biogeográficas Argentinas

Biogeographical Regions of Argentina

The Biogeographical Regions of Argentina report, is an approach to the flora and fauna of the two main regions, Neotropical and Antarctic, which define the characteristics of the surface of our country. In this first report, we will locate and describe, the Continental Biogeographical Regions in America and in the...

Juan Manuel Fangio

History of Argentine Sport

Artículo de columnista invitado Daniel H. Jacubovich para surdelsur.com If history of Argentine sport were a summation of dates and synoptic charts, we could search for the datum indicating the day when, for the first time in these lands so far away from the “civilized” centers, a competition was held...