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Pali-Aike National Park


The Pali-Aike National Park is a park located in the Magallanes Region of the Chilean Patagonia. Pali-Aike is a Tehuelche name that means Desolate Place. Created in 1970, it covers an area of and includes part of the Pali-Aike Volcanic Field. The park draws its name from a prominent volcanic cone known as the Pali Aike Crater. Human crania from early prehistoric occupation have been recovered from this Pali Aike Crater site; Hogan suggests that these remains could be some of the earliest ancestors of humans in the Americas.

See also

Cueva Fell

Lago Ana

References

Teresa Moreno and Wes Gibbons (2007) The Geology of Chile, Geological Society of London, 414 pages ISBN 186239220X

C. Michael Hogan {2008) Pali Aike, The Megalithic Portal, ed. A. Burnham [*]

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