Perito Moreno, Santa Cruz

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Perito Moreno
Toun
Perito Moreno is locatit in Argentinae
Perito Moreno
Perito Moreno
Location in Argentinae
Coordinates: 46°35′19″S 70°55′27″W / 46.58861°S 70.92417°W / -46.58861; -70.92417Coordinates: 46°35′19″S 70°55′27″W / 46.58861°S 70.92417°W / -46.58861; -70.92417
Kintra  Argentinae
Province Santa Cruz
Depairtment Lago Buenos Aires
Population (2010 census [INDEC])
 • Tot 4,617
Aurie code(s) +54

Perito Moreno is a toun in the northwast o Santa Cruz Province, Argentinae, 25 km east o Loch Buenos Aires. It shoud no be ramfeeselt wi the Perito Moreno Naitional Pairk ower 300 km sooth bi road, or the Perito Moreno Glacier near El Calafate. The toun is the caipital o the Lago Buenos Aires Depairtment. It lees on the RN43, a pavit road which links Caleta Olivia on the Atlantic coast tae Los Antiguos an the Chilean frontier 60 km wast, an Ruta 40, runnin north an sooth.

The toun is a centre o cattle ranches an smawhaudins producin fruit an vegetables. Tourism is a important industry an aw. Perito Moreno is the closest toun tae Cueva de las Manos, 170 km south bi road, an Parque Laguna.

In the 2010 census the toun haed a population o 4,617.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun wis foondit in 1910, as a rest stop for travellers bi the springs which gie rise tae the Rio Deseado. The place wis cried Pari-Aike (meanin "place o reeds") bi the Tehuelche, but the toun wis offeecially cried Nacimiento in 1927. The name wis chyngit in 1944 tae Lago Buenos Aires, an in 1952 tae Perito Moreno, for the splorer Francisco Moreno.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Perito Moreno
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 20.4
(68.7)
20.2
(68.4)
18.2
(64.8)
17.2
(63.0)
9.0
(48.2)
5.9
(42.6)
6.2
(43.2)
8.2
(46.8)
10.7
(51.3)
14.9
(58.8)
17.9
(64.2)
19.3
(66.7)
14.0
(57.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
14.5
(58.1)
12.0
(53.6)
7.9
(46.2)
4.3
(39.7)
1.4
(34.5)
1.6
(34.9)
3.7
(38.7)
5.2
(41.4)
8.8
(47.8)
11.6
(52.9)
14.0
(57.2)
8.3
(46.9)
Average law °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
9.5
(49.1)
7.2
(45.0)
3.2
(37.8)
0.2
(32.4)
−3.0
(26.6)
−2.7
(27.1)
−0.6
(30.9)
0.4
(32.7)
3.8
(38.8)
6.8
(44.2)
8.8
(47.8)
3.6
(38.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17
(0.7)
7
(0.3)
8
(0.3)
8
(0.3)
21
(0.8)
12
(0.5)
12
(0.5)
11
(0.4)
8
(0.3)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
4
(0.2)
116
(4.6)
Average precipitation days 4 2 4 4 7 6 6 5 4 2 1 2 47
Average relative humidity (%) 43 50 55 61 73 79 74 68 61 51 46 45 59
Source: Servicio Meteorologico Nacional [2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. INDEC website, Table 12.1
  2. Datos Estadísticos (Período 1951-1960) National Meteorological Service of Argentina, Retrieved 21 August 2012.

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