Lanín National Park
|Lanín National Park|
|Parque Nacional Lanín|
Lanín National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Lanín) is a national park of Argentina, located in the Neuquén Province, with forests of diverse tree varieties, mainly Fagaceae and conifers such as the lenga and the Araucaria, many species of which are not found elsewhere in Argentina.
The park contains Lanín volcano, and Huechulafquen, Aluminé, and Lácar lakes among others. In them, and the numerous rivers and streams, sport fishing of salmon and trout is practiced. The animal life of the park is similar to the southern Nahuel Huapi National Park.
The park mostly has a moist temperate climate (except at the higher altitudes). Mean temperatures range from 4 °C (39.2 °F) in winter to 20 °C (68.0 °F) in summer. Mean annual precipitation is around 1,800 mm (71 in) although in certain areas, they can exceed 4,000 mm (160 in). Most of the precipitation is concentrated from May to August while snowfall can fall anytime from May to October.
- "Parque Nacional Lanin" (in Spanish). Administración de Parques Nacionales. Retrieved August 14, 2015.
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