Ischigualasto Provincial Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsIschigualasto Provincial Park
|Parque Provincial Ischigualasto
Valle de la Luna
|Location||San Juan Province, Argentina|
|Nearest city||San José de Jáchal|
|Area||60,370 ha (233.1 sq mi)|
|Established||November 3, 1971|
Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks
|Designated:||2000 (24th session)|
|Region:||Latin America and the Caribbean|
It contains the geological formation called the Ischigualasto Formation. The formation is also included in the Talampaya National Park in the La Rioja Province. The Ischigualasto Formation has fossils from the Triassic period. These are some of the oldest known dinosaur remains.
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