The Laguna del Desierto is located about 30 kilometres in the north of Mt. Fitzroy. The valley around the lake was subject of a border dispute between Argentina and Chile. It was resolved in 1993 through the intervention of a Latin American tribunal, which granteed sovereignty to Argentina.
Chile 2016, Hernán Merino Correa, 1936-1965.
The image shows a portrait of Hernán Merino Correa, the background is a composition of "Puesto Arbillo", the shelter of the Chilean Carabineros and the Laguna del Desierto.
Police lieutenant Hernán Merino Correa died 1965 in a confrontation with Argentine police.