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PN Los Glaciares | Glaciar Perito Moreno

At the time shown, this glacier is approx. 250 square kilometres large and 30 kilometres long. It originates at the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and calves into Lago Argentino along an ice front of 5 km length which sometimes impounds one branch of the lake, leading to episodic breakthroughs. The photo was taken few weeks prior to such a breakthrough.

Tuesday 23 February 2016 by Martin Mergili (1009 visits)