Los Lagos Region, Palena Province, Chile
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Chaiten is a Chilean town, commune and former capital of the Palena Province in Los Lagos Region. The town is located north of the mouth of Yelcho River, on the east coast of the Gulf of Corcovado. The town is strategically located close to the northern end of the Carretera Austral where the highway goes inland.Nearby attractions include: Corcovado National Park, which includes Corcovado Volcano,Pumalin Park, which includes Michinmahuida volcano,Yelcho Lake,Carretera Austral.
- Chaitén is a volcanic caldera 3 kilometres (2 mi) in diameter, 17 kilometres (11 mi…
- Michinmahuida (alternate spellings Minchinmávida or Michimahuida) is a glaciated stratovolcan…
- Corcovado Volcano is a stratovolcano located about 25 km south of the mouth of Yelcho River, in…