Perito Moreno Glacier

World’s 7 Largest Glaciers by Continent

April 17, 2009 / 6 Comments

A large, slow-moving mass of ice that forms where snow falls at a greater rate, glaciers are the largest reservoir of fresh water on Earth. Covering vast areas of the polar region and mountain ranges all over the world, we've decided to hop on a quest to find the largest glacier on each continent. So here they are: North America - ...

Glaciers Can Defy Global Warming, Too – Perito Moreno

February 6, 2009 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_3857" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Perito Moreno"][/caption] Global warming - happening, not happening, human caused, not caused and all that aside. Yeah, there is global climate change. And whether we can do anything about it and all that aside...there is a glacier, Perito Moreno in the southern Patagonia region, also known as the "White Giant" that is gaining as much as 3 ...

Perito Moreno Glacier Gets a Tunnel – Rupture in Winter

July 8, 2008 / No Comments

Image : I always thought I would like to meet the guy named Tunnel. You know the first guy who thought, "We don't need to go around this (whatever), we can go through it." That's my kind of person. But, what about when it's mother nature who is doing the digging and a tunnel is really not what ...