Mar Chiquita (lagoon)

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Mar Chiquita

Mar Chiquita is a lagoon in the southeastern province of Buenos Aires in eastern Argentina . It is located on the Atlantic coast in the vicinity of the seaside resort of Mar del Plata .

Between 1968 and 1970, eight were in the Laguna Mar Chiquita sounding rockets of the types Arcas , two types of missiles Orion -1 and a missile of the type Dragon (with a height of 430 km reached) is started. Until the end of 1976 the launch site was used for rocket-type rockets .

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Coordinates: 37 ° 39 ′ 0 ″  S , 57 ° 23 ′ 24 ″  W.