Alacalufes National Reserve
|Alacalufes National Reserve|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map of Chile
|Location||from Canal Concepción to Chilean Sea through Strait of Magellan, Chile|
|Area||2,313,875 ha (5,717,710 acres)|
|Established||July 22, 1969|
|Visitors||1,742 (in 2016)|
|Governing body||Corporación Nacional Forestal|
Alacalufes National Reserve (Spanish: Reserva Nacional Alacalufes) is located between Canal Concepción and Chilean Sea, on both sides of Strait of Magellan in Chile. It is composed of western archipelagos; its landscape is filled with low mountain-like islands and islets, lots of channels and fjords. It was created in 1969 with an area of 2,313,875 hectares (5,717,710 acres).
There are two types of weather within the reserve: "high humidity, mild cold" and, "Isothermal tundra", with a mean temperature of 7.2 °C (45.0 °F) and 6.5 °C (43.7 °F), respectively. Rainfall can reach up to 2,450 mm (96 in) per year.
- "Capítulo IV: El Uso de los Recursos Naturales en el Desarrollo de la Region, El Magallanes de antaño" (PDF) (in Spanish). Comisión Nacional de Medio Ambiente (CONAMA). Retrieved 2 April 2017.
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