El Calafate is a town in Santa Cruz, in the southern part of Argentina. This town with a population of approximately 8,000 inhabitants is named after the bush ‘calafate’ which grows in abundance in the area.
El Calafate is known as the national capital of the glaciers as it is the starting point of most of the glacier circuits in the region.
The climate in this region is dry. The average temperature during summers is 19°C and during winters, 3°C. Strong winds blowing across the region are a common occurrence.
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