The Beauty of Lanin Volcano
Location: it is located in the southeast of Neuquen province. Lanin National Park belongs to the forest, patagonic steppe and “Altos Andes” eco-regions.
Surface: It occupies 412.000 hectares.
Created: It was created in 1937 in order to preserve a representative sector of the northandinenan-patagonic forest that houses representative specimen from this region like “pehuen”, “rauli” and “roble pellin” –which in Argentina there are only in a short area of the “neuquina” mountain chain.
Plants: lenga, caña colihue, pehuen, muichay, espino negro, roble pellin, raulí.
Animals: chucao, huet-huet, pellegrino hawk, aguila mora, aguilucho comun, pudu, huillin, pato de los torrentes, pato zambullidor grande,
pato de anteojos, huala, maca, pato creston, pato vapor volador, macacitos, martin pescador, gallereta ligas rojas.