MundoAndino Home : Andes Chile Guide at Mundo Andino

Guafo Island

Guafo Island is an island located southwest of Chiloe Island and northwest of Chonos Archipelago, Chile. The island has a permanent population of only 4 Navy officers in a lighthouse that is run by the Chilean Navy. This island has some of timber estimated in 2000 to be worth $21 million USD. There are many hills, valleys and streams on this island. The ocean currents have a way of depositing an abundance of fish in this area which makes it a fisherman's paradise. The prevailing west winds and the location make this a rainy, stormy place.

External links

Lighthouse on Guafo

Didn't find what you were looking for.
Need more information for your travel research or homework?
Ask your questions at the forum about Islands of Chile or help others to find answers.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Guafo Island

Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - 2009