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Argentina. Tierra del Fuego National Park. Roca Lake

Capi4ca • 3 minutes read • June 10th, 2016

Tierra del Fuego National Park

was established in 1960. Now, it has an area of 630 sq.km. It is the southernmost national park on the planet.

Roca Lake is located in the park:
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At 11 o'clock we arrived at the park on this small train along the

southernmost railway

in the world.
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We were met by our guide on the car and we went through the park.
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First stop is Roca Lake. Part of the lake belongs to Argentina, and the second part - to Chile.
Argentinean part of the lake is named after President Julio Argentino Roca. The Chileans also called their part of the lake in memory of the president Federico Errazuriz Echaurren - Echaurren Lake.
And previously, the lake was called Acigami, that in the language of the Indians from the local Yagan tribe meant "basket or oblong bag".
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Here is the left bank.
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The water is clean.
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This is the right bank.
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We are going further. We stopped at the tourist center.
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Views from here are also beautiful.
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You can get to the terrace.
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We are going down.
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And we went further to 

Lapataia Bay

.
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We arrived at the parking. Let's go to Lapataia Bay. This is also the end of the Pan-American highway - the longest road in the world, it stretches right up to Alaska.
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Author: Capi4ca
Source: capi4ca.livejournal.com
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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