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Parque Provincial Ernesto Tornquist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This park this located in the Southwest of the province of Buenos Aires , Party of Tornquist, on the Provincial Route Not 76, to the This of the one Opens up of the Window, in the Mountains of the Window.

 

Location

 

It was created in 1937 by the Provincial Law Nº 5.421/1958 and this located to the Southwest of the Province of Buenos Aires in the party of Tornquist, on the Provincial Route Not 76, to the This of the one Opens up of the Window, in the Mountains of the Window, it possesses a surface of 6.707 ha.

 

History

 

During the Government Dr. Manuel Fresco. in the Province of Buenos Aires feels several provincial parks. When taking knowledge of these facts Mr. Martin Tornquist offers to the state provincial two properties of their property. One of them, of 3.228 has, it is sold for half of their price in those moments. The same one possesses the Hill of the Window, celebrated natural formation that gives the name to this mountain system and Natural Monument was declared in 1959. The other lot, of 583 has, it is neighboring to the previous one and it is located in the birth of the River Sallow; this it will be donated to the province. The sale and donation of lands was made May of 19 37, 11 with the Fresh Governor's presence, the Secretary of Public Works, Engineer José María Bustillo, and Don Martin Tornquist. In 1940 they are condemned a series of additional properties, some 2.893 have, those which added to the two original lots they add 6.707 there is, the current surface of the Provincial Park .

 

Administrating entity

 

Address of Conservation of Natural Atmospheres, Ministry of the Production, Government of the Province of Buenos Aires .

 

Foundations of their creation

 

To conserve the natural landscape of a part of the System of Mountains of Ventania including the Hill of the Window, with samples of the Southern District of the Pastizal Pampeano and the habitat of endemic species of these mountains.

 

Distances

 

  • From Sierra of the Window 22 km .
  • From Tornquist 27 km .
  • From Bay Blanca 100 km .
  • From Buenos Aires 550 km , for the routes provincial 72 and 76 with their connection with the national route 3.

 

General description

 

Bioma

 

Southern district of the Pastizal Pampeano.

 

General description

 

The provincial park is located in the central area of the Sierra of the Window, well-known as Casuhati for the aboriginal ones; it belongs to the System of the Ventania or Southern Mountains of the Province of Buenos Aires . Inside the area the Hill Window is located ( 1.134 m ) the second in height of this formation orográfica after the Hill Three Picks ( 1.239 m ) that is outside of the park. The climate is tempered, with more humidity in the areas interserranas; the precipitations oscillate between 500 and 800 mm . annual, being the rainiest time the spring and part of the summer. During the Dr. Manuel's Government Fresh A. in the Province of Buenos Aires feels several provincial parks. When taking knowledge of these facts Mr. Martin Tornquist offers to the state provincial two properties of their property. One of them, of 3.228 has, it is sold for half of their price in those moments. The same one possesses the Hill of the Window, celebrated natural formation that gives the name to this mountain system and Natural Monument was declared in 1959. The other lot, of 583 has, it is neighboring to the previous one and it is located in the birth of the River Sallow; this it will be donated to the province. The sale and donation of lands was made May of 19 37, 11 with the Fresh Governor's presence, the Secretary of Public Works, Engineer José María Bustillo, and Don Martin Tornquist. In 1940 they are condemned a series of additional properties, some 2.893 have, those which added to the two original lots they add 6.707 there is, the current surface of the Provincial Park . The area has a Camp in the base of the Hill of the Window, a path toward the Hole of the Window and a Center of Interpretation in the administrative sector.

 

Itineraries

 

There are two paths of interpretation autoguiados: to the Hole of the Window and the Summits. The Path to the Hole of the Window allows to ascend to this formation following a marked pedestrian road with posters. requires to carry out a moderate effort, keeping in mind that it is to ascend to the Hill of the Window. It is divided in ten stations or stopped that allow to leave knowing the cultivated Trees, the mountain streams, the regional Geology, the mountain pastizal, the Silver Llantén, the gramineous ones typical of the place, the Líquenes, the Ferns, the Grassland of height, the habitat of the Iguana of Copper (observable in spring-summer) and, finally, the Hole of the Window, of about 8 m of high for 5 m of wide. Another interesting exit is a walk to the Devil's Throat. leaves of the stall of reports located in the base of the Hill of the Window, having attractiveness for those that like of the walks and the geology of the mountains.

   
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