Revista de geografía Norte Grande
versión On-line ISSN 0718-3402
QUINTANILLA P, Víctor. Estado de recuperación del bosque nativo en una cuenca nordpatagónica de Chile, perturbada por grandes fuegos acaecidos 50 años atrás (44º-45º S). Rev. geogr. Norte Gd. [online]. 2008, n.39, pp. 73-92. ISSN 0718-3402. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-34022008000100006.
Nordpatagonic forest of the Aisén region in meridional Chile (44° 47° south) has been affected by numerous large fires between the years 1936 to 1956. They were produced by pioneers in their attempts to clear out lands for prairies. For that reason the native vegetation was reduced at 50% of the original covering. After a half of century of these impacts, the forest has reached a partial regeneration; however there are some important sectors where this regeneration is poor or null. We begin here the first study of this phenomenon in a Patagonic Andean sub-basinin
Palabras clave : Fires; Nothofagus; patagonic steppe; regeneration; ecotone.