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Perito Moreno Glacier

Listed under Frozen Landscapes in Patagonia, Argentina.

  • Photo of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Photo of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • The Moreno glacier is known for frequent spectacular calving.
  • View of Moreno glacier in Patagonia.
  • Another view of Moreno glacier.
  • Moreno glacier.
  • Photo of Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Photo of Perito Moreno Glacier
Photo of Perito Moreno Glacier
Photo by Sherry Ott
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The Perito Moreno glacier face is formed from three individual glaciers. It’s five kilometres wide and most interestingly it loses about 2 metres off it’s length a day, which cracks off in vast 60 metre high icebergs into the lake at it’s base. The face itself is full of cracks and crevasses.

You can walk on this glacier and on the rock faces opposite where the view is indescribable. There are some safety balconies where you can wait and watch and be astounded by the incredible sight and loud sounds of the pillars of ice shearing off with a groan and a crack and hitting the lake.

Written by  Pavel Rejstra.

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“Argentina Glacier Photography”

Earlier this week I wrote all about the two famous glacier treks you can do in Argentina/Patagonia.  One of my favorite things about trekking Perito Moreno and Viedma glaciers were the views and perspective you had on the ice.  You can&r… Read more...

Written by  Sherry Ott. Read more on Sherry's Blog

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