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Tag: Cajón de Maipo

  • Tuesday, April 20th 2010 - 19:39 UTC

    Chile surveying glaciers to gauge extent of climate change impact

    One glacier has shrunk 7.9 metres between 1974 and 2009

    Academics from around the world are taking an interest in Chile’s glaciers. A team of Canadian, French and Chilean experts have been working in Punta Negra, located in the Laguna Negra section of Cajon de Maipo (south of Santiago) since 2003, following both covered glaciers and those known as rock glaciers.