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some seriously jagged peaks with ash from old volcanic eruptions  
   

some seriously jagged peaks with ash from old volcanic eruptions

Glacier Trekking on Whipped Cream Peaks

March 21st 2011
Glacier Hound Glaciers--can I ever get enough of them? I'd fallen in love with these rivers of ice in the Alps and in Alaska and through climbing films, and I longed to walk on one and peer down into a lapis-blue crevasse. Finally, in my beloved El Chalten, I got to sail across a turquoise lake, strap on crampons and walk on the whipped cream peaks of Argentina's largest glacier, Viedma. A ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Chaltén

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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