Río Grande in South Patagonia

Río Grande

Latitude 53º 47.5’ S / Longitude 67º 41.0’ W
Río Grande estuary, left hand
Río Grande - Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur

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ARG H-425, H-462 AR504620 BA 1373 / US 22036

 

The city of Río Grande has 80,000 inhabitants and it is located on the Río Grande river in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur. There is some industrial activity related with wool and the assembly of home appliances. It is connected with Ushuaia and the continental territory by highway N°3 and through Chilean territory using barges to ferry across the Magallanes Strait. The local airport handles domestic and international flights.