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Capilla de Marmol Natural Sanctuary

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Capilla de Marmol –a marvelous geographic formation- is a General Carrera Lake elevation cliff, made of fluvial erosion with singular white marble.

The caverns nearby Puerto Tranquilo turn Capilla de Marmol in a nature sanctuary to protect this natural patrimony.

Attractions

Colorful geography (made of the erosion of General Carrera Lake waters)

Activities

Sport fishing, photography

Location

Eleventh region. Puerto Tranquilo, general Carrera Lake. Located 2 kilometers southeast of Puerto Rio Tranquilo, 171 kilometers southwest of Puerto Ibáñez and 225 kilometers southwest of Coyhaique.

How to get there?

Santiago-Coyhaique: Airway

Coyhaique-Puerto Rio Tranquilo: Land route by Austral Route

Puerto Tranquilo, Puerto Guadal, Murta Bay, Puerto Sanchez-Santuario: Seaway

Anywhere-Murta Bay: Airway, by Murta Bay small airport

Murta Bay-Puerto Tranquilo: Land route

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Cold weather. The annual media temperature is 9ºC. The rain is plentiful all year -600 to 4000 milimeters per year-.

Services

Housing, food, transportation.

Surroundings

Tortel bay, Exploradores bay, Castillo Hill, Las Manos cave, Bertrand Lake, Cochrane lake, Leones lake, San Lorenzo Hill, Bernardo O`Higgins National Park, Castillo Hill National Reserve, Tamango National Reserve, Baker River, General Carrera Lake, Jorge Montt snowcap, Leones snowcap, Soler snowcap.

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Certificates

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