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Parts of Chilean Patagonia covered by nine feet of snow; 6.500 feared isolated

Thursday, July 21st 2011 - 10:04 UTC
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President Sebastián Piñera declared much of La Araucania in Chilean Patagonia, disaster areas on Wednesday, as four days of non-stop snowfall have isolated the region’s predominantly rural communities and wreaked havoc on basic utilities. Read full article

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  • Ewald

    Sorry, Lonquimay is not in the Patagonia, it is in the Lakes Region, close to Temuco, before Valdivia and towards the limit with Argentina. It is snowing hard in the Patagonia too, but this news refers to another region.

    Jul 22nd, 2011 - 12:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    Ewald, you´r right 100%.....
    What a ignorant the author of this information. Lonquimay is about 1.000 km and 2 Regions from the Chilean Patagonia.....!!!!!
    Chilean Patagonia start in the Aysen Region, south of the dead end of the Andes and it capital city is Punta Arenas....
    Please, evereybody can check that.....and see that the geography there is nothing to do with the Patagonian main character.....the endless plain and almost desert lands, where the “pampa y coiron” is a fact of life.....May be if the author can take a trip to the Chilean Patagonia he can learn what it means for us....the real Patagonian inhabitants.

    Jul 22nd, 2011 - 02:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Ewald, you´r right 100%.....
    What a ignorant the author of this information. Malvinas is about 14.000 km and a whole ocean from Great Britain.....!!!!!
    Malvinas is an integral part of Patagonia, just 194 nautical miles from the Argentinean coast...
    Please, evereybody can check that.....and see that the geography there is nothing to do with the British main character.....the endless plain and almost desert lands, where the “pampa y coiron” is a fact of life.....May be if the author can take a trip to the Argentinean Malvinas he can learn what it means for us....the real Patagonian inhabitants.

    Ps:
    Fuerza Chile......
    Es solo una nevadita.....

    Think

    Jul 22nd, 2011 - 03:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    :-)))))

    Jul 22nd, 2011 - 04:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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