<p>Sunset casts a rosy glow over granite peaks encircling a glacial lake in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Chile's prized jewel, the 598,000-acre (242,000-hectare) national park is a mosaic of landforms including soaring mountains, golden pampas, and grinding ice fields.</p> <p>At the southern tip of South America, the region of Patagonia includes parts of Argentina and Chile.</p>

Torres del Paine National Park

Sunset casts a rosy glow over granite peaks encircling a glacial lake in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Chile's prized jewel, the 598,000-acre (242,000-hectare) national park is a mosaic of landforms including soaring mountains, golden pampas, and grinding ice fields.

At the southern tip of South America, the region of Patagonia includes parts of Argentina and Chile.

Land of the Living Wind

See photos of Patagonia (in Argentina and Chile) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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