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Alacalufes National Reserve

Alacalufes National Reserve is located between Canal Concepcion and Strait of Magellan. It is composed of western archipelagos, its landscape is filled with low mountain-like islands and islets, lots of channels and fjords. It was created in 1969.

There are two types of weather within the reserve: "high humidity, mild cold" and, "Isothermal tundra", with a mean temperature of and , respectively. Rainfall can reach up to per year.

Vegetation is made up of coastal grasslands and thickets, formations of Coihue and Sphagnum; while fauna is composed of several birds and mammals.

Its area covers parts of the four provinces of Magallanes and Chilean Antartica Region.


Comision Nacional de Medio Ambiente (CONAMA): El Uso de los Recursos Naturales en el Desarrollo de la Region Duodecima Region de Magallanes y Antartica Chilena, Capitulo IVb. [*]

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