Rio Turbio - Patagonia Argentina
Travel guide to Rio Turbio, Patagonia Argentina
Turbio: Travel guide featuring ski and snowboard with the first
illuminated ski hint, hotels listings, trips, maps and services.
Know more about Rio Turbio, Argentina.
280 kilometers to the west of Río Gallegos and 6 kilometers
the end of the XIX century their carboniferous locations were
discovered but newly in 1940 they began to be exploited with intensity
due to the demand because of the second World War. Starting from
there the carboniferous basin of Rio Turbio became the most important
in the country and one of the pillars of the Santa Cruz province
economy until the decade of 1990, where it declined the demand
take out the coal, a railroad was built in 1960 to the coast,
following the course of the Gallegos river.
kilometers away there’s a ski center frequented in winter
by the Río Gallegos inhabitants wich is the first one in
South America with illuminated hint. From the highest part in
the hint you can see the summits of the National Park Torres del
Paine in Chile and the breasts of the pacific ocean in the Chilean
the national route #40 60 kilometers toward the east you arrives
to the estancia (ranch) Stag River, where a non conventional tourism
is offered that will allow you to live memorable experiences.
offers travel information on the Patagonia region including Argentina
Chile providing tours, hotels, flights, transfers, excursions.
Los Crisantemos 113 - 8300 Neuquen - Argentina - Phone/Fax + 54 299 4330292