Reloncaví Estuary

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Coordinates: 41°32′42″S 72°19′42″W / 41.54500°S 72.32833°W / -41.54500; -72.32833

Reloncaví Estuary with Yate Volcano in the background and the town of Cochamó in the foreground.

Reloncaví Estuary (Spanish: Esturario de Reloncaví, archaic: Sin Fondo)is a fjord off Reloncaví Sound, located in Los Lagos Region of Chile. Several National Parks and Wilderness Areas are situated in the vicinity of this fjord. Among them are: Alerce Andino National Park, Hornopirén National Park, Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Llanquihue National Reserve and the Cochamó Valley. The Yate Volcano towers above this fjord. The Puelo River empties into this estuary. It also receives the outflow of the Todos los Santos Lake through the short tortuous Petrohué River.

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Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.