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Muelle de Quila Quina | by Ostrosky Photos
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Muelle de Quila Quina

The photo shows Quila Quina's pier in Lanin National Park, Neuquen province, Patagonia, Argentina.

 

"The Lanín National Park is a national park of Argentina, located in the province of Neuquén, with forests of diverse tree varieties, mainly fagaceaes and pinophytas as the lenga and the Araucaria, many of which species can't be found elsewhere in Argentina" (Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lan%c3%adn_National_Park)

"It was created in 1937 in order to preserve a representative sector of the northandinenan-patagonic forest that houses representative specimen from this region like “pehuen”, “rauli” and “roble pellin” –which in Argentina there are only in a short area of the “neuquina” mountain chain...it occupies 412.000 hectares and it is located in the southeast of Neuquen province. Lanin National Park belongs to the forest, patagonic steppe and “Altos Andes” eco-regions" (Source: ar37.toservers.com/parquesnacionales.gov.ar/i/03_ap/19_la...

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Taken on April 23, 2008