Lago Posadas, a mere 7 km from the town of Hipólito Yrigoyen (Santa Cruz), is green in color and is 40 km long. In the middle of its waters there is a rocky formation to which the erosion gave form of tunnel and that is known locally as "The Arc".
It is attached to the blue lake Pueyrredón; 98 km long. Between the two mirrors runs an isthmus of 200 meters wide, which is interrupted by a small stream called La Angostura, which effectively links the two lakes.
In Argentina, the river that the The El Paso River flows into Lake Posada, and the Furioso River, which rises at the foot of the Andes mountain range. waters to the same lake
As far as the Pueyrredón lake, it counts as tributaries: Paso river, and Rio Oro that is born at the foot of the San Lorenzo hill of 3.706 msnm of height; and then crosses the canyon of the same name, 40 m long and overturns its waters to Lake Pueyrredón.
As for the Oro River, it is considered one of the most important in the province for its flow and for its natural beauties, such as the Garganta homónima.
The plateau El Águila marks an important geographic accident and from there you have excellent panoramic views.
The Cerro del Indio is important as well walk the serrillada with its innumerable variety of rocks of disparate colors and capricious formations.
Lago Posadas is northwest of the province of Santa Cruz. To get there you have to turn off Route 40, at the level of Bajo Caracoles. They are 75 kilometers of gravel, towards the Cordillera de Los Andes. Another way to reach the locality is from Los Antiguos, by provincial route 41, known as Camino de Monte Zeballos. This stretch can be traversed only in summer and is home to one of the most impressive and varied landscapes in Patagonia.More news: Freshman seminar captures the hard work, tough calls of drug development
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In addition to the attractive landscape, Lago Posadas brings together a large number of sport fishing enthusiasts. In the waters of the two lakes (the Posadas and the Pueyrredón), in addition to those of the nearby Rio Oro, rainbow trout, brown trout, salmon, perch and Patagonian pejerreyes are found.
which makes the area of Lake Posadas a paradise for fishermen looking for almost virgin destinations.
Near the village, rises Mount San Lorenzo, which at 3,700 meters is the highest of the province of Santa Cruz. Its ascent is a challenge for seasoned climbers, and a rigorous climate has ensured that very few people have been able to complete the journey to the top.
However, touring its surroundings is within reach of all who are ready to travel one of the most difficult trekking routes in southern Argentina. The crossing involves crossing steps and glaciers, as well as fording rivers of melting ice. Finally, you come to the foot of the mountain, which is surrounded by snowy peaks that are arranged as an amphitheater.
Another attraction of this unexplored area comes from the hand of its history. The town of Lago Posadas was born from the meeting point between families dispersed in rural establishments in the area. Under the shade of some caulk, pawns and patrons would fraternize to the rhythm of the guitars and were encouraged to play in the game.
Therefore, it is not surprising that rural tradition is one of the main strengths of the proposal of this hidden paradise, through the diverse tourist stays of the place. 1