Vegetation, Culture and the People
Argentina covers over 1,000,000 square
miles, an area larger and as diversified in climate, vegetation, and topography
as the west coast of the United States. The country has over 36,000,000 people
with Roman Catholicism as the main religion. The borders are defined by the Andes
Mountains and Chile to the west, the Atlantic Ocean by the east, and the borders
of Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia, and Brazil to the north.
climate ranges from cold and low temperatures in the south
and the Andes Mountainsto dry and hot in parts of the north
with moderate temperatures near central part of Argentina
by the Atlantic Ocean.
Vegetation varies from
dry and arid to forests of giant cedar and laurel trees
up in the Andes Mountains from the 1500 to 7000 foot elevation.
The country's topography is very diversified.
The Andes Mountains that stretch along the border of Chile have mountain peaks
with elevations ofover 20,000 feet that are covered with ice fields and glaciers.
The Pampas and parts of Patagonia
are flat with numerous rivers flowing from the Andes
Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean.
The heavy immigration of Europeans to the country in the late nineteenth to the
twentieth century produced a heavy concentration of people of Spanish, Italian,
French, German, Eastern European and British ancestry.Also in the immigration
were Japanese, Syrians and Lebanese. With the immigration, the native Indians
and the descendants of black slaves, Argentina produced a diversified culture.
This culture melded together to produce a country that is rich in history, alive
with dance and diverse in a language that is primarily Spanish but is composed
of words from the many languages that were initially introduced to this country.
With the diverse culture, the many rivers, and the ideal
climate, Argentina creates an ideal situation for an enjoyable
fly fishing experience. Contact us for a fly fishing experience
that will never be forgotten in your mind and cherished
in your heart.