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  1. Patagonian Desertnoun

    a semiarid region in southern South America


  1. patagonian desert

    The Patagonian Desert, also known as the Patagonian Steppe, is the largest desert in Argentina and the eighth largest desert in the world. It is located in southern Argentina and parts of Chile. It is characterized by its high winds, sporadic rainfall, and wide temperature variations, resulting in a harsh and inhospitable climate. Its terrain consists mostly of gravel plains and plateaus. Despite these harsh conditions, it is home to a rich variety of wildlife, including guanacos, rheas, and armadillos. Vegetation is sparse and consists mostly of low shrubs and grasses.


  1. Patagonian Desert

    The Patagonian Desert, also known as the Patagonia Desert or the Patagonian Steppe, is the largest desert in Argentina and is the 7th largest desert in the world by area, occupying 673,000 square kilometers. It is located primarily in Argentina with small parts in Chile and is bounded by the Andes, to its west, and the Atlantic Ocean to its east, in the region of Patagonia, southern Argentina. To the north the desert grades into the semi-arid Cuyo Region and the Dry and Humid Pampas. The central parts of the steppe are dominated by shrubby and herbaceous plant species albeit to the west, where precipitation is higher, bushes are replaced by grasses. Topographically the deserts consist of alternating tablelands and massifs dissected by river valleys and canyons. The more western parts of the steppe host lakes of glacial origin and grades into barren mountains or cold temperate forests along valleys. Inhabited by hunter-gatherers since Pre-Hispanic times the desert faced in the 19th century migration of Mapuches, Chileans, Argentines, Welshs and other European peoples transforming it from a conflictive borderland zone to an integral part of Argentina with cattle, sheep and horse husbandry being the primary land use.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of patagonian desert in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of patagonian desert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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