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South America"s national parks

a visitor"s guide

by William C. Leitch

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South America
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- South America -- Guidebooks.,
    • South America -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-278) and index.

      StatementWilliam C. Leitch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB484.S53 L45 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination286 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1875405M
      ISBN 100898862485, 0898862590, 0861904478
      LC Control Number90035389

      The Americas comprises of both continents of North & South America, covering most of the land in Western Hemisphere. Largely dominated by the United States of America, Canada, Mexico & Greenland, North America is home to sensational amusement parks, ancient museums, beautiful lakes/rivers, surreal landscapes and parched deserts.   South America is truly blessed with nature’s bounty and has the some of the most awesome national parks in the world. Of the national parks in the continent, here we give you a glimpse of the 10 most outstanding national parks that must be in your bucket list if you are a true blue nature and adventure seeker.

      The best National parks Tours in South America, delivered by top South America travel specialists. Compare Prices and trip reviews. National Natural Park System. The National Natural Park System is divided into the following categories: National Natural Parks (Parque Natural Nacional - PNN): 43Fauna and Flora Sanctuaries (Sanctuario de Flora y Fauna - SFF): 12National Natural Reserves (Reserva Natural Nacional - RNN): 2Unique Natural Areas (Área Natural Única - ANU): 1Road park (Vía Parque): 1.

        The American Southwest is filled with some of the country’s most impressive national parks and monuments. One of the best ways to experience them is to head out on the road, an adventure of a lifetime with many destinations within relatively easy driving distance. Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Source: Pixabay. Well, one of the most popular national parks in Chile and in all of South and Central America is in Patagonia. Torres del Paine National Park is home to sky-high mountains (among which the iconic 3-finger-shaped peak that gave its name), fjords, crystal-blue icebergs that alternate glaciers and windswept grasslands where wildlife such.


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