San Rafael Glacier
|San Rafael Glacier|
|Area||760 km2 (290 sq mi) |
The San Rafael Glacier is one of the major outlet glaciers of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field in southern Chile and is the tidewater glacier nearest the equator. It calves into the Laguna San Rafael and is contained within Laguna San Rafael National Park. Since it is located near the equator, this also is a very significant fact about this wonderful glacier.
- Aniya et al. (1999). "Variations of Patagonian glaciers, South America, utilizing RADARSAT images" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-03-04.
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