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PN Los Glaciares | Glaciar Perito Moreno
WI_ar220f.jpg PN Los Glaciares  |  Glaciar Perito Moreno Thumbnails PN Los Glaciares  |  Laguna de los Tres and Monte Fitz Roy

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 (Brazo Rico, left side), leading to episodic breakthroughs. The photo was taken few weeks prior to such a breakthrough.

Created
Tuesday 23 February 2016 by Martin Mergili (838 visits)