Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve
|Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region, Chile|
|Nearest city||Chile Chico|
|Area||1,611 km² |
|Established||27 August 1998|
|Governing body||Corporación Nacional Forestal|
Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve is a nature reserve of Chile located in the Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region, south of Chile Chico. The reserve is named after Jeinimeni Lake, a milky turquoise lake. A highlight of the reserve is the Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands), an archaeological site of a similar nature than those of its more famous counterpart, Cueva de las Manos.
A new, 25,000 km² national park is to combine Lago Cochrane National Reserve, Lago Jeinimeni National Reserve and the privately owned Conservacion Patagonica which encompasses Chacabuco Valley.
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