Hiking on Glacier Viedma – Patagonia Argentina

Hiking on Glacier Viedma  The Viedma Glacier is a glacier located in Los Glaciares National Park, in the province of Santa Cruz – Argentina. It is the largest glacier in Argentina. In this post we tell you what you need to know to be able to do the Trekking in the Viedma Glacier, Santa Cruz The glacier has had retreats although not as important as other glaciers. From the town of El Chaltén you can navigate through Lake Viedma to …

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Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert

Travelers: Copahue Volcano shows Volcanic Activity

The Copahue Volcano is located northwest of the province of Neuquén, on the border between Argentina and Chile (Patagonia)

Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert
Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert

Travelers and Tourists: Exclusion Zone

Already showed earthquakes with high energy and in the crater of the Copahue volcano there are columns of white smoke. The local authorities of Argentina, arranged an exclusion zone of 3 miles in diameter with center in the crater dle volcan. For this reason all tourist activities including Trekking to the Volcan crater are suspended.

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▲ Numismatic: Argentine Ancient Coins 1813-1860

Numismatic:  Argentine Ancient Coins

After the pronouncement of May 1810, Buenos Aires and the other provinces of the Río de la Plata began the campaign of independence, sending expeditions to the High Peru, focus of realistic resistance. The Argentines took the Imperial Villa of Potosi with their mint. Coins were minted in 1810, 1813 and 1815: the last two occupations were important from the monetary point of view, since the type that was issued until then with the real bust and Hispanic emblems – was changed by new coins that bore the symbols patriotic Union and Freedom. The same happened in the Philippines with coins minted in America, which were countermarked

Mint of Potosi

Potosi (for Argentine). Rio de la Plata. 1813  –  J Jose Antonio de la Sierra ( Assayer)

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