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Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)


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  • Variants

    • Canales, Región de los (Argentina and Chile)
    • Patagonica, Región (Argentina and Chile)
    • Patagonica, Zona (Argentina and Chile)
    • Región de la Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
    • Región de los Canales (Argentina and Chile)
    • Región Patagonica (Argentina and Chile)
    • Zona de Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
    • Zona Patagonica (Argentina and Chile)
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  • Sources

    • found: Merriam-Web. geog. dict., c1997(Patagonia. Region of South America, mostly in Argentina, S of the Limay and Río Negro rivers, or ab. 39⁰S, extending to the Strait of Magellan, ab. 1000 mi. (1610 km.); divided 1881 between Chile (Magallanes prov.) and Argentina (provs. of Río Negro, Chubut, and Santa Cruz); a barren tableland bet. the Andes and Atlantic Ocean; ab. 311,000 sq. mi. (805,490 sq. km.))
    • found: The Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998(Patagonia, region (c. 300,000 sq mi/777,000 sq km), primarily in S Argentina, includes provs. of Río Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz, and Neuquén, S of the Río Colorado and E of the Andes, but including extreme SE Chile and N Tierra del Fuego. Patagonia, except for the far S plains, the sub-Andean region, and the Andes, is a vast, windswept semiarid plateau, sloping gently toward the E and terminating in cliffs along the Atlantic Ocean)
    • found: GEOnet, Feb. 2, 2001(in Argentina: Patagonia, RGN, 44⁰00ʹ00ʺS, 68⁰00ʹ00ʺW, variants: Patagonica, Región; Patagonia, Región de la; La Patagonia; in Chile: Canales, Región de los, RGN, 48⁰00ʹ00ʺS, 74⁰00ʹ00ʺW, variants: Patagonica, Zona; Patagonia, Zona de; Patagonia)
    • found: GEOnet(region; 44°00ʹ00ʺS 068°00ʹ00ʺW)
  • Change Notes

    • 2001-02-02: new
    • 2011-07-05: revised
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