San Rafael Lagoon National Park
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The Laguna San Rafael unit is located in the Aysén Region of General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo. It was created on June 17, 1959, by DS No. 475. It stands out for the protection of wildlife species, birds such as: black-necked swan, chucao and huet huet. Among the mammals is the huemul, wink and chungungo. As for flora, the most important tree species are: Magellan coigüe, male mañío, white michay and Chiloé coigüe. Its surface is 1,742,000 hectares and is recognized by the San Rafael snowdrift and lagoon, where it is impressive to see the huge blocks of ice detach from the snowdrift and fall into the lagoon.