Northern Interior (Uruguay)
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Northern Interior is a region of Uruguay and includes the depatments of Artigas, Paysandu, Rivera, Salto and Tacuarembo.
Valle del Lunarejo (Rivera) - a national park
Montes del Queguay (Paysandu) - a reserve in process of becoming a national park
Palmeras (Paysandu) - Paysandu in particular is abundant with local palms (Yatay Palm). On the Argentinian side of the border they are protected in the national park El Palmar.
Guichon (Paysandu) - Where the last Charruas were subdued in the 19th Century. Now a popular bath resort. There is a monument commemorating the Charrua victims at Salsipuedes. The remains of the Tapera de Melchora Cuenca, Artigas' (the Uruguayan commander) indigenous wife.