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The Story of Gondwana - Ice Age.

ECHO OF THE ICE AGE

The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the 48 glaciers in the Patagonian Ice Field. The terminus of the Perito Moreno Glacier is 5 kilometres wide, with an average height of 74 m above the surface of the water of Argentino Lake, in Argentina. The glacier has a total ice depth of 170m and is 30km long. It is the third largest reserve of fresh water in the world. The ice is reputed to be at least 18,000 years old