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Valley and Mountains around San Juan, Argentina

April 13th, 2009 Category: Snapshots

Argentina - April 7th, 2009

Argentina - April 7th, 2009

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.

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