Perito Moreno Glacier

Local nameGlaciar Perito Moreno
LocationChile

The Perito Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It is one of the most important tourist attractions in the Argentinian Patagonia.

The 250 km2 ice formation, 30 km in length, is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes system shared with Chile. This ice field is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water.

The Perito Moreno Glacier, located 78 kilometres from El Calafate, was named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the 19th century and played a major role in defending the territory of Argentina in the conflict surrounding the international border dispute with Chile.

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Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier from 125 USD

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perito_Moreno_Glacier

Address Argentina

Coordinates -50°33'41.754" N -73°12'35.332" E

Tours and activities: Perito Moreno Glacier

Full Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier

from 125 USD

Perito Moreno Glacier Day Trip

from 75 USD

El Calafate Adventure Tour: Hiking Across El Perito Moreno Glacier

from 300 USD

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