Quebrada Ishinca | Laguna Milluacocha
In 1952, almost the entire trough between these moraine ridges was filled by a glacier tongue, with a small proglacial lake at the front. That lake drained suddenly, the flood eroding a deep breach into the terminal moraine. Since then, the lake has redeveloped to a much larger size - however, at a lower level - due to the retreat of the parent glacier.
- glacial lake, glacial processes, lake, mountainscape
- Monday 16 July 2018 by Martin Mergili in South America / Peru (2416 visits)