The Story of The Largest Private Land Donation In History and Creation of Patagonia National Park

The Story of The Largest Private Land Donation In History and Creation of Patagonia National Park

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The Story of The Largest Private Land Donation In History and Creation of Patagonia National Park

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Really cool look into the creation of Patagonia National Park in the southern tip of Chile, including the largest private land donation in history. With more than half-a-million acres of mountains and valleys, glaciers and grasslands, winding rivers and wild guanacos, the park is massive and its protected designation can in large part be contributed to the former CEOs of the  Patagonia, Doug and Kris Tompkins, and the non-profit Tompkins Conservation. CBS sent a crew to Chile to walk the park with Kris and get the story of this incredible piece of land and how it will preserve its wild-ness for generations to come. At its heart the genesis of Patagonia National Park is a love story of epic proportions and it’s well worth knowing:

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