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Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park

Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park

 

 

 

 

 

Description of Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park

Location: 667 kilometres West of San Antonio

Area: 96 km²

 

Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park situated 667 kilometres West of Chile coast line became the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe.

 

The islands of Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park have a subtropical, temperate Mediterranean climate. However the temperatures can range widely depending on the island. This region is moderated by the influence of the cold Humboldt Current, which flows northward to the east of the islands, and the southeast trade winds. Temperatures range from 3 °C (37 °F) to 34 °C (93 °F), with an annual mean of 15.4 °C (60 °F). Higher elevations are generally cooler, with occasional frosts on an island of Robinson Crusoe.

 

 

 

 

The Juan Fernández Archipelago National Park has a protection of its subsoil as a place of scientific interest for mining purposes, as established in article 17 of the Mining Code.These work can only be carried out by means of a written permission by the President of the Republic and also signed by the Minister of Mining.

The condition of place of scientific interest for mining purposes was established by Supreme Decree No. 133 of August 29, 1989 and published on October 26, 1989. which establishes the protection polygon.

 

 

 

 

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