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Atlantic patagonia

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The South Atlantic coast of Patagonia is composed of a few urban areas such as Puerto Madryn, Comodoro Rivadavia, Rawson, Rio Gallegos and Rio Grande. These are primarily fishing and trade ports. The coast has original, varied and remarkable landscapes like the Valdés Peninsula, listed by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage because it is considered to be one of the most important whale watching spots on Earth, as well as dolphins, Commerson's dolphin, penguins, elephant seals and great number of birds. Swept by violent winds from the West, the South Atlantic Patagonian coast has been nicknamed “The Roaring Forties” and “The Furious Screaming” by sailors and navigators. The sea is often calm but the winds are violent and sudden. That is why there are no recreational activities. Recommended months: from September to February.

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