Turismo en Santa Cruz , Argentina
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History of Port Deseado
 
 
 
Located in the north riverbank of the Deseada creek, the city of Deseada Port is located. Their foundation was carried out in 1884 with the arrival to the Captain's costs Antonio Oneto with a group of colons, after some populational establishments from 1520. In the creek it robbed in 1520 Hernando of Magellan that called it "Bay of the works". In 1578 with the arrival of Francis' fleet Drake the place was rebaptized with the name of Bay of the seals. In 1586 received another English pirate, Tomas Cavendish that gave him the definitive name Port Desire, the same one that their ship. In 1834 it explored the creek the naturalistic Charles Darwin and it transferred to their work, not alone the natural aspects, but the sensations that it caused him the trip.

The Expert Francisco Moreno repeated Darwin's expedition and he wrote the book Austral",publicado it "Travels to the Patagonia in 1879 The appearance of Deseada Port it was defined later in 1905 four years the construction of the railroad that sought to unite Santa Cruz's north coast with Nahuel Huapí began. The anecdotic fact is that from Deseada Port toward the east is possible to circumnavigate the whole globe without finding more mainland than the coast of Chile.

Deseada port is not alone a place with a lot of economic activity and the port from where they leave the products of an important zonal industry, mainly leathers and wool; or the port of more fishing activity. It is also a tourist center of importance. In this area it can be a wide variety of exemplary faunísticos like numerous colonies of marine Wolves of one and two hair, the coexistence of five cormoranes species, gulls, terns, ostreros, antarctic doves, penguins of Magellan and of yellow feather, groups of toninas ovaries and different varieties of sharks.