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Viedma Glacier

Listed under Accessible Glaciers in Patagonia, Argentina.

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Photo by David Lee
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It seemed kinda crazy, walking under tons of solid ice, thousands of years old.

Ice that is shifting daily.

Ice that is melting under the warm Summer sun, right before our eyes.

But that’s exactly what we did, and it was fascinating.

The first thing I noticed was how wet it was under there. Thankfully, we were still wearing all our water-resistant gear, because it felt like a steady rain of glacial melt was dripping on us.

Holes punctured in the ice above created waterfalls, allowing water melting from above to collect in pools on the solid rock below.

It was as if we were walking through a living, breathing organism.

Read more on David's blog.

Written by  David Lee.

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