Puerto Deseado in Central Patagonia

Puerto Deseado

Latitude 47º 45.3’ S / Longitude 65º 54.7’ W
Deseado estuary, left hand
Puerto Deseado - Province of Santa Cruz

Paper charts ENC Foreign charts
ARG H-360, H361 AR403600 BA 1306, 3106 / US 23010, 23071


Puerto Deseado is a small town in the province of Santa Cruz of 18,000 inhabitants and its main activity is fishing. It is located in the middle of a sheep breeding area and there is also some wool production activity. Puerto Deseado is connected by highways N° 3 in a northsouth direction, N° 281 and by N° 25 towards the west. There is a small airport for domestic flights.