Swoop's Map of Patagonia

Swoop's Map of Patagonia

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Regions and Geographical Landmarks of Patagonia

The major regions for adventure travel, from North to South are:

Also, see our guide to where to go in Patagonia for more information on these places and other less visited destinations.


The major geographical landmarks are:

  • The Patagonian Ice Cap (aka Hielo Continental, or Ice Sheet) - both North and the larger South can be seen when trekking in Patagonia. The Ice Cap feeds nearly 100 glaciers across the region
  • The volcanoes of northern Patagonia
  • The Magellan Straits and Cape Horn, which are visited on Patagonia Cruises
  • The Andes themselves - although they lose some of their altitude as they extend south into Patagonia - lose none of their drama or majesty. Trekking Fitz Roy and El Chalten allows you to behold the wonderful spectacle of Cerro Fitz Roy's 3,375m peak
  • The Patagonian Steppe - thousands of miles of semi-arid desert lie to the East of the Andes and in their rain shadow
  • The Carretera Austral - the 'Southern Highway' stretches through over 1200km of rugged Patagonian landscape
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