Tuesday, March 07, 2006


In Chile about 500 glaciers remain or move near the sea and the Andes Mountains.
The largest Pio XII 1.275 m2.This glacier advances 1 meter by day and in six years advance aboiut six kilometers.In his advance a native forest battle against ice
forces and new lagoon rises.The mayority of glaciers remain inexplored due a the harsh climatic conditions and his extension.
In the nearby and more easy to see are San rafael Glacier located in Ice Field North and the most known is Torres del Paine National Park

From Web site of laboratory of Glaceology Scientific Center University of Chile
and Chile Information project.

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