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February 9, 2016

Sierra de Sangra Glacier Retreat, Argentina

Comparison of four outlet glaciers of Sierra de Sangra in Argentina in a 1985 and 2015 Landsat image.  Read arrow is the 1986 terminus location when all terminated in a lake.  By 2015 only one terminates in a lake, yellow arrows.  The Sierra de Sangra Range is located along the Chile-Argentina boundary with the east draining glaciers flowing into the Rio Mayer and then into Lake O’Higgins at Villa O’Higgins. Here …