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Home » , » The site in Salinas Grandes Hidalgo (Macachín) represent the largest deposit of sodium chloride in La Pampa.

The site in Salinas Grandes Hidalgo (Macachín) represent the largest deposit of sodium chloride in La Pampa.

Geotourism allows access to the knowledge of the natural resources of the region of the guided tours of the salt deposits that are located at La Pampa as the first producer of salt.

Prestigious brands like Celusal ¨ ¨ and ¨ Two Anchors "in the neighboring towns of industrialising Jacinto Arauz.

The big stage is the bountiful nature that is provided in the Salinas La Pampa.

Even before the discovery of America, the Indians were looking for salt in the Salinas Grandes

Lagoon located a few kilometers from the town of Macachín.

Long road caravans pulled by oxen made several trips a year in search of salt.

The topography is undulating plain with elongated depressions from west to east as the valley that are available to fans.


The average of these depressions is 100 km. long by 5 to 10 drops width and order of 100 meters. 40mts high and below sea level.

The wind in the fund accumulated significant volumes of sand that make up the picturesque peak acute cords.

It is here where the salt is placed in the lowest part true to form pockets hydrographic end. The evaporation of water for centuries have deposited salt crystals in the depressions to produce layers.

To the south, the relief is more marked with flat and undulating plateaus separating depressions and steep slopes into the salt.

The vegetation of the region is represented by the Pampean hill formed by the forest caldenes, shrubs and grasslands.

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