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Mirador del Nordenskjold translates as a viewpoint to the Lake Nordenskjold.
Park National Torres del Paine is arranged around several lakes of glacial origin and Lago Nordenskjold is one of them. There are numerous stunning vistas of the Cuernos del Paine across the lakes. I have showed here one already. In this photo here, you can also spot the Cuernos del Paine but it is a side view which is much less impressive. It is the mountain range in the very center, which consists of several layers of rock, the black one being on top.
Why Cuernos del Paine is so exceptional you can see better in my other upload from this place .
What I like while travelling to distant places is that not only the landscapes but also the flora and fauna are so different. For example I like very much these red blooming tiny bushes here, although I have no idea what they are. Please help me out if anybody knows.

Nordenskjöld Lake (Spanish: Lago Nordenskjold) is a lake located in Torres del Paine National Park in the Magallanes Region, southern Chile. The lake is named after the Swede Otto Nordenskiöld who discovered the lake in the beginning of the 20th century. The outfall of Nordenskjöld Lake consists of a waterfall known as Salto Grande. At this western end of the lake on the southern side is an abundance of wildlife including wild grazing Guanaco.

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Additional Photos by Mariusz Kamionka (mkamionka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7423 W: 106 N: 19486] (74607)
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