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PN Los Glaciares | Glaciar Perito Moreno
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This glacier is approx. 250 square kilometres large and 30 kilometres long. Moving down from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, the ice calves into Lago Argentino along a 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.

Saturday 24 February 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Argentina (2632 visits)