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HOME (Russian) >>> WORLD NATURE LANDSCAPES >>> CENTRAL and SOUTH AMERICA

This section of the site contains our photographs of natural landscapes of the world, including geological formations, relief forms, natural water bodies and vegetation types, as well as some plants and animals, typical to different native zones and geographical regions.

This page contains the list of images of the Patagonia (Southeast Argentina) nature: natural landscapes, vegetation types and some plants and animals.
Clicking on the preview in the list below you will be transferred to the page with the full sized image
(each photo has a semantic geographical or biological captions, explaining illustrated objects).

South America

Patagonia
(South-East Argentina)

The Patagonian plateau - dry steppe with bunch-grasses, herbs, grasses and low xerophytic shrubs.
Road to the Puerto Madryn, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, view to the Patagonian plateau.
The Southern Right Whales (Eubalaena australis) in the water (see below).
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Sandy-shingle beach and sandbar in the Golfo Nuevo Bay (Atlantic ocean).
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Sandy-shingle beach and spit in the Golfo Nuevo Bay (Atlantic ocean).
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Typical landscape of the Patagonian plateau - dry steppe with bunch-grasses, herbs, grasses
and low xerophytic shrubs. Atlantic ocean coast.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Typical landscape of the Patagonian plateau - dry steppe with bunch-grasses, herbs, grasses
and low xerophytic shrubs. Atlantic ocean coast.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The Molle shrub (Schinus johnstoni) - the spicy plant from Anacardiaceae family
with gall-nuts and buds.
Dry steppe with bunch-grasses, herbs, grasses and low xerophytic shrubs. Atlantic ocean coast.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The Ephedra shrub (Ephedraceae Family) in the dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The wormwood (Artemisia sp) (Asteraceae, or Compositae Family)
in the dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The wormwood (Artemisia sp) (Asteraceae, or Compositae Family) with buds.
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Unidentified plant from Asteraceae, or Compositae family (probably from the Senecio genus).
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Unidentified plant from Asteraceae, or Compositae family (probably from the Senecio genus).
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Succulent plant (probably from Aizoaceae family).
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Succulent plant (probably from Aizoaceae family) with the flower.
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The burrow of the Larger (Big) Hairy Armadillo (Chaetophractus villosus) (Dasypodidae Family).
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The burrow of the Larger (Big) Hairy Armadillo (Chaetophractus villosus) (Dasypodidae Family).
The dry steppe on the Atlantic ocean coast. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Littoral of the Atlantic ocean in low tide (and Kelp Gulls - Larus dominicanus).
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga leonina) rookery on the sandy beach.
Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga leonina) on the sandy-shingle beach.
The Atlantic ocean coast, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) - the largest representative of the Seal (Phocidae) family.
Sandy-shingle beach on the Atlantic ocean coast, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) - the young (1 year old) animal.
Sandy-shingle beach on the Atlantic ocean coast, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The scarp on the Atlantic ocean coast - the result of atmogenic erosion.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
Sea birds (King cormorants - Phalacrocorax albiventer, and Kelp Gulls - Larus dominicanus)
on the bank of Golfo Nuevo Bay. Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The Southern Right Whales playing with people right near the bank.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The tail fluke of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) with typical distinct notch.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The head and a tail fluke of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis).
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The typical to the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) pectoral fin slapping.
Also the white patches on the sides of the body are visible.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The typical to the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) breaching (jumping out of the water).
Also the white patches on the sides of the body are visible.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The typical to the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) breaching (jumping out of the water).
Also the white patches on the sides of the body are visible.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The head of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) with the typical white callosities,
covered with parasitic crustacea, for example Goose barnacles and amphipods, or scuds (from Amphipoda Family).
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The head of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) with the typical white callosities,
covered with parasitic crustacea, for example Goose barnacles and amphipods, or scuds (from Amphipoda Family).
Also the pair of nostrils in the oblique angle (spiracle) are visible (it produce the distinct V-shaped blow).
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) in the water near the ship.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina
The tail fluke of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) diving into the water.
The Golfo Nuevo Bay, Atlantic ocean, Chubut Province, Southeast Argentina

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Except these photograps you can find a lot of images of other geographical regions natural landscapes:
Russia (from West to East): West Baltic (Kurshskaya Kosa), Moscow Region (Central Russia), Northern Caucasus Mountains (Elbruz), Middle Volga (Taiga zone), Middle Volga (Steppe zone), Ural Mountains (Chusovaya river), Taz peninsula (North of Western Siberia), Ob-river valley (Central part of Western Siberia), Altai Steppe and Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Sayan Mountains (South of Western Siberia), Lake Baikal (South of Central Siberia), Sihote-Alin Mountains (South of the Far East), Kuril Islands;
Former USSR States: Georgia (Central Caucasus Mountains), Northern Tien-Shan: Issyk-Kul Lake and Zailiysky Alatau, Western Tien-Shan Mountains (Kirgizstan), Tadjikstan (Pamir Mountains);
Europe: Norway, Finland, UK: England and Scotland, UK: Wales, France, Switzerland, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus;
Asia: Turkey, Middle East (Syria, Lebanon and Israel), North-East of China (Peking), Sri Lanka, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia (Bali Island);
North America: USA East coast (Eastern states), Alaska, Rocky Mountains (USA, Montana), Yellowstone National Park, Utah and Nevada mountains, South-West steppe and deserts (Arizona and Texas);
Central America: Mexico, Cuba (Caribbean), Guatemala and Honduras, Costa Rica;
South America: Venezuela (Orinoco River and Guiana Highlands), Central Andes and Amazonian Lowland (Peru), Precordillera (Argentina), Brazilian Highlands (Brazilian Plateau), Patagonia (Argentina), Land of Fire (Tierra del Fuego) Archipelago;
Africa: Tunis (Tunisia), Egypt, Tenerife Island (Canaries Archipelago) Kenya and Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Namibia, Swaziland, South African Republic;
Australia and New Zealand: North Australia (Darwin), Australia Northern Territory, South-Eastern Australia (Sydney, New South Wales), South Australia (Melburn, Victoria), New Zealand: North Island, New Zealand: South Island;
Antarctic: Antarctic Peninsula.





 

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