Patagonian Steppe landscape
The park is home to large colonies of Magellanic penguins.
A satellite image of the Patagonian Desert by NASA World Wind
Monte Cabeza de León ("Lion Head Mount"), the rock formation the park is named for
Astronaut photography of the Patagonian Desert (most of the view) contrasted with the Limay River, seen flowing eastward from the Andes.
Sandstone cliffs over the park's beach
Barren Patagonian Desert at the Bosques Petrificados National Park
Beach in low tide
Like Rada Tilly, on the Atlantic Ocean, most of the larger settlements in the steppe are located along the coast.
Beach in low tide
A herd of guanacos in the neighboring grasslands

The Patagonian steppe, while barren at first glance, is inhabited by a considerable variety of plants.

- Monte León National Park

Monte León National Park

- Patagonian Desert
Patagonian Steppe landscape

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