Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Perito Moreno

North wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier . Height between 60/80 mts
(196/262 feet)new cell pic.taken by rene leandro on argentina trip
('The 250 km2 (97 sq mi) ice formation, and 30 km (19 mi) in length,
is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located
in the Andes system shared with Chile. This ice field is the world's third
largest reserve of fresh water...was named after the explorer
Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the
19th century' Wikipedia)

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