Lago Las Torres National Reserve

Lago Las Torres National Reserve is a national nature reserve of southern Chile's Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region.[2]The reserve is marginally traversed by the Carretera Austral, which borders the eastern shore of Las Torres Lake. The reserve is named for that lake, but it is not contained within the reserve's boundaries. It is located 125 km north of Coyhaique and is bordered by Argentina to the east.[1] Cisnes River approximately marks its northern border.

Lago Las Torres National Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Las Torres Lake
Location Chile
Coordinates44°48′S 72°12′W / 44.800°S 72.200°W / -44.800; -72.200Coordinates: 44°48′S 72°12′W / 44.800°S 72.200°W / -44.800; -72.200
Area165.16 km² [1]

This protected area was established in 1969 as a national park.[1] This designation was changed in 1982 to a national reserve.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Plan de Manejo RN Lago Las Torres" (in Spanish). CONAF. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
  2. ^ World Database on Protected Areas Archived 2012-12-05 at archive.today