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The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of only three Patagonian glaciers that are not retreating. Average height of the glacier is 60 metres above the surface of the water, with a total ice depth of 170 meters. It advances at a speed of up to 2 m per day (around 700 m per year), although it loses mass at approximately the same rate, meaning that aside from small variations, its terminus has not advanced or receded in the past 90 years. At its deepest part, the glacier has a depth of approximately 700 m. (Wikipedia)

The day we visited the glaciar was covered in fog which pretty much ruined the whole experience since we couldn't see much more that the ice wall in front of the boat. Even so, it's not just the sight that makes visiting Perito Moreno unforgettable encounter, it's also the sound of cracking and crashing ice and colors in all imaginable (and some quite unexpected!!!) varieties of white, grey and blue.

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