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(Lago Argentino Department, Santa Cruz Province)
Argentina > Santa Cruz > Perito Moreno Glacier

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"Wonderful Glacier "

Undoubtedly my favorite place in the whole world. Inescapable beauty!! Definitely, do the trek to the center of the glacier with Big Foot Adventures to get the best views, it's magical. The highlight of my entire South America trip. It’s really amazing. I really recommend you guys to come over and appreciate this place.

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Perito Moreno Glacier

The Perito Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Argentinian Patagonia.

The 250 km2 ice formation, and 30 km 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.

The Perito Moreno Glacier, located 78 kilometres from El Calafate, was named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the 19th century and played a major role in defending the territory of Argentina in the conflict surrounding the international border dispute with Chile.


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