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Patagonia, a land located at the southernmost point of South America, near the end of the map, is a remote territory of great diversity of landscapes: mountains, rivers, lakes, islands and fiords, which still remains semi-virgin.
Canada' boreal forest is home to a staggering number of wildlife species, including the woodland caribou. As its waters empty into the northern oceans and seas, it provides critical habitat for some of the planet's most endangered birds.
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Because of its isolation, there are just a couple of villages in the shores of Lake General Carrera.