Patagonia, Sunday, June 26, 2016
Paleontology

Paleontologic Sites

  Science and Library Full of History   Argentina  Cipolletti - Río Negro
Science and Library Full of History
Two unique institutions in the cultural life of the city are visited for the splendid buildings that house them and the valuable material they treasure.
Science and Library Full of History
  “Green Grass” and Dinosaurs   Argentina  Cutral-Có Plaza Huincul - Neuquén
“Green Grass” and Dinosaurs
That was the nickname given to Carmen Funes, one of the pioneers in this high plateau. The museum bearing her name today displays the main paleontological show in the region.
“Green Grass” and Dinosaurs
  Dinosaur Megaexcavation   Argentina  Neuquén - Neuquén
Dinosaur Megaexcavation
Display of the singular paleontological richness of the region is the Lago Barreales bed, located within the Paynemill mapuche community territories.
Dinosaur Megaexcavation
  The Cave Monster   Chile  P. Natales / Torres del Paine - XII Región
The Cave Monster
We leaned out into the vestiges of the Patagonian Prehistory: the Mylodon Cave. We learnt about the habits of this herbivorous animal that lived millions of years ago.
The Cave Monster
  Jaramillo Petrified Forest   Argentina  Puerto Deseado - Santa Cruz
Jaramillo Petrified Forest
The hillsides of two mountains -called Madre and Hija- shelter a great deal of fragments of large petrified logs and the ancient secrets of a forest that was...
Jaramillo Petrified Forest
  Punta Loma: South American Sea Lion   Argentina  Puerto Madryn - Chubut
Punta Loma: South American Sea Lion
Punta Loma, the first reserve in Chubut (created in 1967), is dwelled by this Patagonian fauna species.
Punta Loma: South American Sea Lion
  The Paleontological Museum   Argentina  San Carlos de Bariloche - Río Negro
The Paleontological Museum
This is one of the most emblematic sites in the City of Bariloche and it shelters countless fossils found in the region.
The Paleontological Museum
  Visit to the Desiderio Torres Museum   Argentina  Sarmiento - Chubut
Visit to the Desiderio Torres Museum
The name of the museum (“Desiderio Torres”) pays tribute to a native dweller quoted by Francisco Pietrobelli, founder of Sarmiento, in his memories as a man of good who helped...
Visit to the Desiderio Torres Museum
  A Tour around Town   Argentina  Trelew - Chubut
A Tour around Town
Very close to Trelew lies Gaiman, a small picturesque town with a rich Welsh heritage.
A Tour around Town
  Prehistoric Patagonia   Argentina  Trelew - Chubut
Prehistoric Patagonia
The Egidio Feruglio Paleontologic Museum concentrates the most important fossil findings in Patagonia.
Prehistoric Patagonia
  All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum   Argentina  Villa El Chocón - Neuquén
All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum
This small museum offers excellent information about dinosaur findings in the Neuquén basin and scientifically studies these beings.
All about Dinosaurs at El Chocón’s Museum
  Discovering Dinosaur Tracks	  Argentina  Villa El Chocón - Neuquén
Discovering Dinosaur Tracks
Identifying dinosaur tracks oneself is an adventure second to none. Villa El Chocón offers that possibility in the twinkling of an eye.
Discovering Dinosaur Tracks
Regionas Museums

Visiting the Patagonian museums is a way of having a close link with the life, the customs and the natural environment of its communities.
Paleontology, archeology and history are some of the disciplines developed in these sections dedicated to witnessing the culture of the region.

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Ski - Snowboarding

These sports are considered adventure travel par excellence. Extreme ski consists of going down quite a steep mountain with nothing but your skis. People practicing this activity have to use this technique in its maximum expression, giving priority to safety rather than to downhill speed.

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