Exploradores Glacier

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Exploradores Glacier
Glaciar Exploradores.jpg
Monte San Valentín and other summits of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field are visible in the distance.
Location Chile
Coordinates 46°30′S 73°10′W / 46.500°S 73.167°W / -46.500; -73.167[1]
Area 95 km2 (37 sq mi)[2]
Length 20.3 km (12.6 mi)[2]
Terminus moraines

The Exploradores Glacier is a glacier situated on the northeastern slope of Monte San Valentín, in the Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region of Chile. The locality nearest to the glacier is Puerto Río Tranquilo, which is located on the western shore of General Carrera Lake.

The glacier is part of Laguna San Rafael National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aniya et al. (2007), "Recent glacier advances at Glaciar Exploradores, Hielo Patagónico Norte, Chile", Bulletin of Glaciological Research (Japanese Society of Snow and Ice) 24: 49–57, retrieved 16 February 2012 
  2. ^ a b Aniya et al. (2007), "Glaciological and geomorphological studies at Glaciar Exploradores, Hielo Patagónico Norte, and Glaciar Perito Moreno, Hielo Patagónico Sur, South America, during, 2003-2005 (GRPP03-05)", Bulletin of Glaciological Research (Japanese Society of Snow and Ice) 24: 95–107, retrieved 16 February 2012