Alacalufes National Reserve
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Alacalufes National Reserve is located between Canal Concepción and 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 23,138 km2 (8,934 sq mi).
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.
Vegetation is made up of coastal grasslands and thickets, formations of Coihue and Sphagnum; while fauna is composed of several birds and mammals.
Its area covers parts of the four provinces of Magallanes and Chilean Antártica Region.
The boundaries and names shown, and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.
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