Young reader, you will be longing to know the name of this remarkable region; know it, then, as the “Gran Chaco.”
When the Gran Chaco itself begins to be reclaimed, the plague may perhaps be stayed.
This is called the Gran Chaco and it is nearly as large as the state of Texas.
Some of the Gran Chaco tribes are said to be very fierce, and European travellers have been killed by them.
Let us enter the “Gran Chaco,” and for a time partake of it!
Its chief features are its great plaza, its church and the palace of the governor of Gran Chaco.
In the past few years many companies have been formed for cutting wood in the Gran Chaco and also for extracting tannin.
Perucchino has been dwelling in this solitude of Gran Chaco for three years with his wife, a Spanish woman.
The Salado meanders through the Gran Chaco, and is the only perennial river in that region.
There are said to be 60,000 square miles of timber in the Gran Chaco, and parts of Patagonia are well wooded.