Nordenskjold Lake, Torres del Paine National Park

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Explore the area surrounding Nordenskjold Lake, 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 Torres del Paine National Park itinerary builder to visit Nordenskjold Lake on your trip to Torres del Paine National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Driving 30minutes from the Laguna Amarga entrnace of the Torres del Paine Park, the Nordenskjold lake is a very good surprise. Green waters in a stunning landscape. There are some 2-3 parking lots for...  more »
  • Beautiful located in the Torres del Paine Park one day wonderful, majestic see it reflected in the
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  • Viewpoint overlooking the towers, one of the views perfect but close to the mountain, good place for a panoramic view of the mountains.
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