Monday, April 3, 2017

APR 2 GLACIERS AND ICE FIELDS UP CLOSE FROM AIR



AIRFIELD O'HIGGINS CHILE
READY FOR FLIGHT
TO VIEW ICE FIELDS AND GLACIERS
AND DROP ME OFF
FOR CHILE ARGENTINA BORDER CROSSING



 
























BLUE ICE IS VERY OLD AND LITTLE OXYGEN

Viedma Glacier
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Viedma Glacier is a large glacier that is part of the huge Southern Patagonian Ice Field, located at the southern end of mainland South America. Viedma Glacier is a valley glacier and its moraine-rich terminus flows into the western end of Lake Viedma, which is fed primarily by its melting ice. Viedma Glacier is located in the undefined part of the limit between Chile and Argentina, in
argentinian legislature it's in Los Glaciares National Park [2] which
was declared a World Heritage Site in 1981.[3][4] in Chilean legislature part of it is in Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. The Southern Patagonian Ice Field is 13,000 square kilometres
(5,000 sq mi); Viedma Glacier is one of the Ice Field's 48 outlet glaciers that have more than 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi) of ice
(5,000 sq mi); Viedma Glacier is one of the Ice Field's 48 outlet glaciers that have more than 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi) of ice field area each.

ICEBURGS





















BORDER AGENT ENTERTAINING US WITH 4X4 RIDES

SWEET YOUNG LADY FROM UK




^^OUNTAIN ^^AN
CHILEAN BORDER AGENT & OUR PILOT
















MONTE FITZ ROY 

MONTE FITZ ROY 




 ARGENTINA BOARDER AGENT OFFICE BY FERRY

BOARDER AGENTS STAMPED MY PASSPORT
GAVE ME SANDWICH 

 LEAVING THE FERRY IN ARGENTINA 


THE ROAD FROM FERRY TO EL CHATEN ARGENTINA


YOGGIED A RIDE WITH THESE AMIGOS
THEIR CAR OVERHEATED AND WE GOT TOWED BEHIND A PASSING PICKUP TRUCK ALL THE WAY TO EL CHATEN



LATE NIGHT HAPPY HOUR WITH SABRINA FROM GERMANY & TREKING BUDDIES 

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