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November 6, 2014

Glaciar Del Humo Retreat, Argentina

Glaciar del Humo is in the Mendoza Province of Argentina. It drains into Lago Atuel and is one of the headwaters of Rio Atuel. Rio Atuel has hydropower development above and within the Rio Atuel Canon. The Nihuil dam and reservoir above the canyon and four more dams within the canyon, including Valle Grande Reservoir. Le Quesne et al (2009) examined the retreat of glaciers in the Central Andes and …