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smooth, mineraled grooves gouged by the retreating glacier  

smooth, mineraled grooves gouged by the retreating glacier

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
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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
3rd January 2012

Natural Mosaic
Great shot. Looks like colored lava flows and reminds me of the animal mosaics found on some rocks in Santa Barbara :)
30th August 2012

SB Rocks
Hey Nadav, I just got an email from Paula & Paul, who said they'd left a message on this site. I'm so tech clueless. Looking for their message, I just found this ancient one from you. Thanks so much for reading and responding, and yes, these are almost as good as our SB ones. But then everything's better with a buddy in SB, eh?

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