Alto Bío Bío National Reserve

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Alto Biobío National Reserve
Map showing the location of Alto Biobío National Reserve
Map showing the location of Alto Biobío National Reserve
Map of Chile
Location La Araucanía Region, Chile
Nearest city Lonquimay
Coordinates 38°37′26″S 70°57′54″W / 38.624°S 70.965°W / -38.624; -70.965Coordinates: 38°37′26″S 70°57′54″W / 38.624°S 70.965°W / -38.624; -70.965[1]
Area 350 km2 (140 sq mi)
Established 1912
Governing body Corporación Nacional Forestal

Alto Biobío National Reserve is a nature reserve located in the easternmost portion of Upper Bío-Bío River basin, in the La Araucanía Region, Chile. The vegetation is dominated by Andean steppe with scattered Araucaria trees.

Alto Biobío National Reserve is part of the Araucarias Biosphere Reserve.[2]

The reserve is crossed by the route that connects Chile and Argentina via Pino Hachado Pass.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alto Bío Bío National Reserve". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ UNESCO - Description at UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve