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Limay River
The Limay River is an important river A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river. In some cases, a river flows into the ground and becomes dry at the end of its course without reaching another body of wate ... in the northwestern Argentine Argentines (also known as Argentinians or Argentineans; es, Grammatical gender, masculine argentinos; Grammatical gender, feminine ') are people identified with the country of Argentina. This connection may be residential, legal, historical ... Patagonia Patagonia () refers to a geographical region that encompasses the southern end of South America South America is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convent ... (the region of Comahue). It originates at the eastern end of the Nahuel Huapi Lake Nahuel Huapi Lake ( es, Lago Nahuel Huapí) is a lake A lake i ...
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Cerros Colorados Complex
The Cerros Colorados Complex is a group of dams and hydroelectricity generation facilities on the lower valley of the Neuquén River, in Neuquén Province, Neuquén, Argentina. Overview The complex was started in 1969, and the first machine started functioning in 1978. The complex was officially inaugurated on 31 October 1980. In 1993 it was privatized by a concession grant to Hidroeléctrica Cerros Colorados S.A. In 2000, Duke Energy acquired Cerros Colorados and the Alto Valle thermal power plant. Cerros Colorados is itself part of a larger engineering scheme, commonly known as the El Chocón-Cerros Colorados Complex, which includes the dam and hydroelectric plant of El Chocón Dam, El Chocón located upstream, on the Limay River. Constituent works Cerros Colorados consists of four dams (Portezuelo Grande, Loma de la Lata, Planicie Banderita and El Chañar), and takes advantage of two deep natural depressions, called Los Barreales and Mari Menuco. The Portezuelo Grande Dam (up ...
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Nahuel Huapi Lake
Nahuel Huapi Lake ( es, Lago Nahuel Huapí) is a lake A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land Land is the solid surface of Earth that is not permanently submerged in water. Most but not all land is situated at elevations above sea level (variable ove ... in the lake region of northern Patagonia Patagonia () refers to a geographical region that encompasses the southern end of South America, governed by Argentina and Chile. The region comprises the southern section of the Andes Mountains, lakes, fjords, and glaciers in the west and P ... between the provinces of Río Negro and Neuquén Neuquén (; arn, Nehuenken) is the capital city of the Argentina, Argentine Provinces of Argentina, province of Neuquén Province, Neuquén and of the Confluencia Department, located in the east of the province. It occupies a strip of land west ..., in Argentina Argentina (), officially the Argentine Republic ( es, link=no, Repú ...
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Camping
Camping is an outdoor activity Outdoor recreation or outdoor activity refers to recreation Recreation is an activity of leisure Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, Employment, work, job ... involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter, such as a tent A tent () is a consisting of sheets of or other material draped over, attached to a frame of poles or attached to a supporting . While smaller tents may be free-standing or attached to the ground, large tents are usually anchored using tied t ... or a recreational vehicle A recreational vehicle, often abbreviated as RV, is a or which includes living quarters designed for accommodation. Types of RVs include s, s, es, (also known as travel trailers and camper trailers), , s, and s. Features Typical amenitie .... Typically participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of a ...
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Resort
A resort (North American English North American English (NAmE, NAE) is the most generalized variety (linguistics), variety of the English language as spoken in the United States and Canada. Because of their related histories and cultures, plus the similarities between the pronu ...) is a self-contained commercial establishment that tries to provide most of a vacation A vacation (American English), or holiday (British English), is a leave of absence from a regular job. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. Vacations are often spent with F ...er's wants, such as food, drink, lodging Lodging refers to the use of a short-term dwelling In law, a dwelling (also known as a residence or an abode) is a self-contained unit of accommodation used by one or more households A household consists of one or several persons who li ..., sport Sport pertains to any form of competitive Competitio ...
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Fly Fishing
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Arroyito, Neuquén
Arroyito is a village and municipality in Neuquén Province in southwestern Argentina. It is located 54 km south of the city of Neuquén, at the junction of National Route 22 and National Highway 237. Arroyito has 81 inhabitants (INDEC, 2001), representing an increase of 68.75% in ten years compared to the previous census with 48 inhabitants (INDEC, 1991). The Arroyito Dam lies on the Limay River, about 55 kilometres from the village. It has a heavy water production plant with a capacity of 200 t / year, operated by the state company ENSI. The Sulzer Brothers of Switzerland were hired to implement the project, originally intended for completion in 1984. References

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South America
South America is a continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to smal ... entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere The Southern Hemisphere is the half (hemisphere Hemisphere may refer to: * A half of a sphere As half of the Earth * A hemispheres of Earth, hemisphere of Earth ** Northern Hemisphere ** Southern Hemisphere ** Eastern Hemisphere ** Western He ..., with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbour and support life. 29.2% of Earth's surface is land consisting of continents and islands. The remain .... It can also be described as the southern subregion A subregion ...
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Heavy Water
Heavy water (deuterium oxide, , ) is a form of water Water (chemical formula H2O) is an , transparent, tasteless, odorless, and , which is the main constituent of 's and the s of all known living organisms (in which it acts as a ). It is vital for all known forms of , even though it provide ... that contains only deuterium Deuterium (or hydrogen-2, symbol or deuterium, also known as heavy hydrogen) is one of two stable isotopes The term stable isotope has a meaning similar to stable nuclide, but is preferably used when speaking of nuclides of a specific elemen ... ( or D, also known as ''heavy hydrogen'') rather than the common hydrogen-1 Hydrogen Hydrogen is the chemical element Image:Simple Periodic Table Chart-blocks.svg, 400px, Periodic table, The periodic table of the chemical elements In chemistry, an element is a pure substance consisting only of atoms that all ... isotope ( or H, also called ''protium'') that makes up most of the hydroge ...
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Arroyito Dam
The Arroyito Dam (in Spanish, ''Embalse de Arroyito'') is the fifth of five dams on the Limay River in northwestern Argentina, Argentine Patagonia (the Comahue region), at above mean sea level. It was inaugurated in 1979. The dam is made of compacted loose materials. It has a volume of , measuring in height and in length. It is used primarily for the generation of hydroelectricity, with an installed power of . It generates on average per year. It also serves as a check dam for El Chocón Dam, El Chocón, located upstream. The reservoir (water), reservoir has an area of and a volume of . Its depth is on average (maximum: ). References * InterTourNetEmbalse Arroyito * External links
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El Chocón Dam
The El Chocón Dam ( es, Represa El Chocón) is the fourth of the five dams on the Limay River in the northwestern Argentina, Argentine Patagonia (the Comahue region), at above mean sea level. El Chocón is on the Limay River at about upstream of its confluence with the Neuquén River. El Chocón is used to regulate the flow of the Limay River, for irrigation, and for the generation of hydroelectricity. Its power station is the largest hydroelectric power plant in Patagonia, with a capacity of . It was built by the state-owned company Hidronor (Hidroeléctrica Norpatagónica). It started operating in 1973, and achieved full capacity in 1978. In the period 1974–1995 it produced an annual average of . In 1993 it was privatization, privatized, with an exploitation concession granted to Hidroeléctrica El Chocón S. A. While the formal name of the project is ''Embalse Ezequiel Ramos Mexía'', in common use it ended up acquiring the name of the settlement that served as the constr ...
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Pichi Picún Leufú Dam
The Pichi Picún Leufú Dam (in Spanish ''Embalse Pichi Picún Leufú'') is the third of five dams on the Limay River in northwestern Argentina, Argentine Patagonia (the Comahue region), near the town of Piedra del Águila. The dam is used for the generation of hydroelectricity and for the regulation of the flow. It measures in height and in length, and is made of of loose materials. It was built by the Sweden-based multinational Skanska, and inaugurated in 2000. The reservoir (water), reservoir has an area of and a volume of in maximum normal conditions. The hydroelectric plant has an installed power of and generates an annual average of . It employs three vertical-axis Kaplan turbines. References * Secretaría de Energía. República ArgentinaEmbalse Pichi Picún Leufú * * Skanska LA External links

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