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Valle del Aconcagua | Portillo with Laguna del Inca

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The dam retaining the lake on the left side most likely represents a landslide deposit (release area: the peak in the centre of the photo), even though it was earlier interpreted as a glacial deposit. Portillo is one of the most famous ski resorts of the S hemisphere. It hosted the Alpine World Ski Championships in 1966.

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on Thursday 11 February 2016 by Martin Mergili
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