Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Torres del Paine or Towers of Paine are three massive granite pillars jutting out some meters above the Patagonian steppe at South America's finest national park, km south of the Chilean capital Santiago.

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

These breathtaking spires are flanked by the summit of Paine Grande m) and the sharp tusks of black sedimentary peaks known as Los Cuernos (The Horns).

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Spectacular Granite Spires at Torres del Paine National Park

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Spectacular Granite Spires at Torres del Paine National Park

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Spectacular Granite Spires at Torres del Paine National Park

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Torres del Paine National Park is not just mountains and rocks. It’s an area of astonishing scenic beauty with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, rivers and lakes.

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Riksheimdalen mountain valley in Sykkylven (by Martin Ystenes)

Biomes - Mountain - Alpine [JA]

Cascades Volcano Observatory good site for info on volcanoes


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