Volcán Lanín... Espejismo... tres años después...

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Toto Franchi on August 28, 2013

Hi Nedzad, Jens-Aage and Tiffany!!! I am very happy that you have enjoyed these reflections in the Lanin National Park.

Located in southwestern Neuquen Province, its area covers more than 400,000 hectares sheltering a very important part of the Andean/Patagonian Wood. At this Park you can enjoy species like Pellín Oak, the Pehuén and the Raulí. And best of all, all this beauty is surrounded by a breathtaking mountain landscape as well as twenty-four lakes of Glacial origins.

Its name derives from the Lanin Volcano (photo), a 3,776 meters high peak that has eternal snows and dominates this Park’s landscapes from any of its angles.

The dominant species in the north part of this park is the Pehuén or Araucaria, the Mapuches’ Sacred Tree. This conifer may reach 45 meters and its top resembles a sun umbrella.

In the densest parts of the wood there is the Pudú, a small deer with its body perfectly adapted to this environment. It is one of the endangered species protected within this Park. The other one is a kind of mink called Huillín.

Thank you very much for your beautiful comments, friendly visits, Like and Fav!!!

Best regards from Patagonia Argentina, Toto

Mário Eloi Castro on October 25, 2013

Great picture!

Y.S. & Like

Hugs from Portugal, Mário Eloi Castro

Petr Chudoba on October 31, 2013

Beautiful! Calming picture. Like. Greetings, Petr

Que.K㋡ >FOR PANORAMI… on January 11, 2014

Ein fantastisches Foto!
✴ Grüße von Que.K ㋡ ✴

Toto Franchi on March 30, 2014

Oi Mario, feliz em receber sua visita!!! Navegando pelo estreito que ligam lagos Paimún e Huechulafquen encontrei estas reflexões bonitas, é o pousada Paimún com o magnífico vulcão Lanin em segundo plano!!! Muito obrigado amigo por seu comentário, YS e Like!!! Um grande abraço!!

Hi Petr!!! Back to the Lanin National Park always has its charm, and navigate the waters of its magnificent lakes is wonderful, here, one can find nature in its purest state in every corner!!! Is a pleasure to share with you all this piece of land lost in the immensity of Patagonia!!! Thank you very much for your kind words and like!!!

Hi Que.K ㋡, welcome!!! It was an incredible morning, with bright sunshine and not a drop of wind!!! Under these conditions the volcano looked doubly majestic!!! Thank you very much for you visit and kind comment!!!

Friendly greetings to all from another side of the world, Toto

Hanspeter Bodmer on December 14, 2014

el "mundo sano" del cual todos sonamos... el altisimo nivel de calidad se esta confirmando en cada una de sus tomas magnificas.Felicitaciones (envidiosamente)!

Hernan Rios on February 22

esta imagen es Inmejorable. Solo vos pudiste

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Photo taken in Huiliches Department, Neuquén Province, Argentina

Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 12, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Toto Franchi
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5000
    • Taken on 2012/03/29 10:59:55
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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