Valley and Mountains around San Juan, Argentina
The city of San Juan, Argentina, is located in a fertile valley within a rocky mountainous area; it can be seen here just to the southwest of the mountain in the center of the image.
A desert area with rippling sand dunes can be observed to the southeast of the mountain.
Winter temperatures in San Juan are generally mild, between 1 °C and 18 °C, while summers are hot and very dry, with temperatures between 25 °C and 40 °C. Little rain falls in the region.