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El Calafate

the main destination when visiting the Glaciers National Park; advancing to the Perito Moreno Glacier is a must when visiting Argentina

246km

-50.3333-72.2833

Torres del Paine National Park

national park in southern Chilean Patagonia

280km

-51.03-73.09
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Punta Arenas

Chile
Punta Arenas is the regional capital of the Magallanes y Antártica Region located in Chilean Patagonia. Punta Arenas is located on the Brunswick Peninsula and was founded in the 17th century by Englishman J. Byron who gave it the name of Sandy Point. With a population of around 125,000 (2015), it is the largest settlement on the Strait of Magellan and is located 1418 km from the coast of Antarctica. The history and economic growth of the city is based on maritime commerce, oil extraction, and sheep breeding.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15.2°C6.9
Precipitation: 42.4 mm

Feb

14.7°C6.6
Precipitation: 30.7 mm

Mar

12.8°C5.2
Precipitation: 42.2 mm

Apr

10°C3.5
Precipitation: 44.7 mm

May

6.7°C1.5
Precipitation: 40.8 mm

Jun

4.1°C-0.7
Precipitation: 29.4 mm

Jul

4.1°C-0.9
Precipitation: 30.4 mm

Aug

5.6°C0
Precipitation: 32.1 mm

Sep

8.3°C1.3
Precipitation: 27.1 mm

Oct

10.8°C2.7
Precipitation: 28.8 mm

Nov

12.8°C4.5
Precipitation: 28 mm

Dec

14.3°C5.9
Precipitation: 31.6 mm
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