Well over one million sheet maps and 20 000 atlases are available to readers.
The collections include early examples of cartography, such as the fourteenth century Gough Map, portolan charts, estate maps and many atlases.
The site contains also a news blog about map history (with special focus on Switzerland).
All maps can be looked at in detail and come with a extensive carto-bibliography.
The Old Patagonian Express, made famous by the Paul Theroux book of the same name, is a historic locomotive railway, known locally as the Trochita.
It runs 402 km across the province and was originally part of Ferrocarriles Patagónicos, a network of railways in southern Argentina.
Visitors can enjoy the designs of these unique items which have served many purposes over the centuries: as cooling & winnowing devices, ceremonial tools, fashionable accessories, status symbols, commemorative presents or advertising giveaways. Situated within the unique environs of The Fan Museum, the Orangery provides the perfect setting for smaller functions and special occasions.
A windswept province in central Patagonia, Chubut is home to some of Argentina's most iconic wildlife: right whales, orcas, elephant seals and penguins.