Thursday, January 7, 2016

Perito Moreno, Big Ass Glacier

About 80 km outside of El Calafate, Argentina sits Perito Moreno glacier and it's pretty amazing and huge. I had the pleasure of visiting the other day.

Some stats:

  • 97 sq. miles of surface area ice
  • 19 miles long
  • 3 miles wide
  • 150' high (and 4x that height below water) 
  • It's actually growing, proving that global warming is just another liberal plot to destroy successful businesses.

It was calving a little bit, but not as frequently as the glacier I visited in Alaska some years back. Most of the action was way around the right edge of this picture, out of site of the viewing platforms.

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