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  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Chile's Rio Baker runs just south of the confluence with the Rio Nef.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Falls mark the confluence of the Rio Baker and the Rio Nef.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Dams are proposed for both rivers.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    A man lives alone on his estancia along the Carretera Austral. The proposed power lines would cut through his land.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Senen Rivera fears the dams will change life here, bringing more people and more construction.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Lago General Carrera, north of Rio Baker, between Coyhaique and Cochrane.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    Haystacks sit in an open field near Coyhaique, Chile

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    The river bends.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    A local man uses his animals to move large logs.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    A man lives alone in an estancia near the confluence of a small tributary and the Rio Baker.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    The Rio Baker just south of the confluence with the Rio Nef.

  • Damming the Rio Baker

    The Rio Baker rushes past a small dock at dusk. World famous trout lurk beneath the turquoise waters, attracting anglers from around the world. Tourism is a major business on the Rio Baker.

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