Lago Nordenskjold, Puerto Natales
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Explore the area surrounding Lago Nordenskjold, situated in a biologically rich national park and surrounded by picturesque snowcapped mountains. Named after Swedish geographer and explorer Otto Nordenskjold, responsible for discovering this body of water in the early 20th century, the lake has a surface area of 28 sq km (10.8 sq mi) and remains best known for the waterfall at its eastern side, known as Salto Grande. The area surrounding the waterfall boasts a rich wildlife, including wild-grazing guanaco. Use our Puerto Natales itinerary builder to visit Lago Nordenskjold on your trip to Puerto Natales, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • One of the most beautiful lakes of the Torres del Paine Park. In the mirador feels an intense wind that moves to the parked cars, and is able to throw you if you are standing outside. The wind lifts water from the Lake and forms a kind of mist over.
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  • It is a beautiful Lake-green beneath the Paine Grande mountain. When Paine Grande mountain top in snow, and contrast, and shows a very beautiful sight.
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  • Colors, ideally to travel on a tour. There is a stop between the Lake Nordenskjöld and the Pehoe Lake with a wonderful view of the Cuernos del Paine
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