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The Perito Moreno glacier Argentina
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover The Perito Moreno glacier

Some people come to Argentina just to see the Perito Moreno glacier, which is a flow of blue ice over 97 sq mi. 22 miles long, this surprising natural monument, which clashes with the surrounding ochre plain, continues to advance, producing alarming cracking noises.

The Perito Moreno glacier

The Perito Moreno glacier , The freshwater of Perito Moreno , Argentina
The freshwater of Perito Moreno

This is the third largest freshwater reserve in the world.

© Galina Barskaya / 123RF
The Perito Moreno glacier , The progressing glacier , Argentina
The progressing glacier

Every day, the Perito Moreno advances almost two metres.

© Sergey Breev / INMAGINE
The Perito Moreno glacier , Melting ice , Argentina
Melting ice

Due to the ice melting, the glacier is said to have already lost more than fourteen metres of thickness...

© Galina Barskaya / 123RF
The Perito Moreno glacier , A cascade of ice in Argentina , Argentina
A cascade of ice in Argentina

Impressive blocks of ice break away from the wall.

© PANTHER MEDIA / age fotostock
The Perito Moreno glacier , A tourist attraction , Argentina
A tourist attraction

The Perito Moreno in Patagonia is a very popular place with tourists.

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