Lago Puelo National Park

Location:Chubut, Argentina
IUCN Category:II
Area:47,607 acres (19,266 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfc (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: cool summer)

Ecoregions

Valdivian temperate forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share50 %20 %30 % 
Soil TypeUmbric AndosolsVitric AndosolsLithic LeptosolsUmbric Andosols
Topsoil TextureMediumCoarseMediumFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm10 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellWellImperfectlyModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m15 mm150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel0 %10 %32 %0 %
Sand55 %74 %43 %10 %
Silt32 %21 %29 %52 %
Clay13 %5 %28 %38 %
USDA TextureSandy loamSandy loamClay loamSilty clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.49 g/cm³1.67 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.1 g/cm³1.1 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³0.82 g/cm³
Organic Carbon7.37 %0.21 %0.39 %10.65 %
PH5.95.47.55
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity93 cmol kg⁻¹140 cmol kg⁻¹51 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity36 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹66 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation37 %34 %100 %15 %
Total Exchangeable Bases13.3 cmol kg⁻¹4.3 cmol kg⁻¹15.7 cmol kg⁻¹9.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %3.1 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0.1 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0 dS m-10 dS m-10.4 dS m-10 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel0 %10 % 0 %
Sand45 %72 % 10 %
Silt36 %22 % 51 %
Clay19 %6 % 39 %
USDA TextureLoamSandy loam Silty clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.42 g/cm³1.64 g/cm³ 1.25 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.1 g/cm³1.1 g/cm³ 0.83 g/cm³
Organic Carbon4.35 %0.1 % 5.48 %
PH5.95.6 6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity99 cmol kg⁻¹140 cmol kg⁻¹ 90 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity33 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹ 53 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation50 %34 % 63 %
Total Exchangeable Bases16.7 cmol kg⁻¹5.2 cmol kg⁻¹ 33.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 % 0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 % 0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 % 1 %
Electrical Conductivity0 dS m-10 dS m-1 0 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263