Entrance to Gastre
|Elevation||1,208 m (3,963 ft)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|Dialing code||+54 2965|
Gastre (from Tehuelche Gástrrek, meaning "shrub") is a village in Chubut Province, Argentina. It is the head town of the Gastre Department. It was founded in 1904. The place was the center of a controversy in the early 1990s when Argentina's National Atomic Energy Commission proposed to build a deep borehole disposal in the area.
- Hace 20 años la provincia prohibía el desarrollo de la energía atómica El Litoral, 11 April 2011 (in Spanish)
Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Ministry of Interior, Argentina. (in Spanish)
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