It noticed that Patagonia's glacier has such beautiful blue

Glacier is a gigantic ice block that can be formed by ice and snow accumulating for several years and compressed perennial snow. The glacier of Patagonia's Los Glaciares National Park was deprived of its blueness, not to mention its size.

Hello everyone.World newspaperIt is Matsuzaki Atsushi of. I am in the town around the world, now in the city of Punta Arenas in Chile. The Punta Arenas is located in the region called Patagonia, and is a city with a charm of a real penguin village where penguins (Magellan) are cared. I would like to report on penguins again next week.

So I am overwhelmed by Patagonia's great nature, but the blueness of glaciers I saw in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park still sticks to my eyes. This time, I participated in a cruise tour around glaciers of Lake Argentino in Los Glaciares National Park.

A white thing on the coast of Argentino lakes is a glacier

On a larger mapLake ArgentinoShow

By bus to the port. The tour fee is about 10,000 yen with transfer to the port. It was the tallest tour on this trip.

From the train window there is a vast Patagonia earth

Entrance to Los Glaciares National Park in the harbor. The park is designated as a World Heritage Site.

Entrance fee (approx. 2000 yen) will be charged separately

To the pier

I went to a glacier cruise with this catamaran

Atmosphere that the audience seemed chic and calm. Elderly people are more prominent at customer base

There is a cafe, but the paper cup's chocolate will be nearly 300 yen ... ....

The head is a viewing seat. By the way the seat is free seat.

Let's go out to the deck. Is the temperature about 15 degrees? But, if you hit the wind, you will feel like you can not stay without down.

There are stairs. From here you can go out to the observation deck

A two-story boat has an observation deck on the first floor, the second floor, the rooftop

People are at hand as early as the rooftop observation deck

The mountains of Patagonia shine white in the sky

Oh, the first Glacier Discovery. It is really blue, is not it?

Glaciers flow one after another

There was a corner where the glaciers were dense

Glacier with a cave

It shows various expressions with the adjustment of light

A pretty big glacier has come into view

Spagaczini Glacier

Glacier with the highest tip in the glacier that can be seen in Los Glacias National Park. Its height is 80 to 135 m.

There are things that are deeply emotional when thinking that this blueness was created by nature

The reason why the glacier looks blue is that glacier ice made by pressure of snow crystal melts reflects only blue light and absorbs other colors because of its high transparency It is said ("How to walk the earth"reference).

Entertainment began. The staff will raise the glacier.

A couple looking happy to touch a glacier

The hobby is coming.

The deck gets lustrous

It is a park 's main feature, the Petit Moleno glacier.

The total length is 35 km, the surface area is 195 square kilometers.

The distinct shape of the tip makes me feel dizzy

From the observation stand on the opposite shore you can see the size

The upper part has become Mokomoko like this

You can also walk on glaciers

A fantastic scene

And blue

I felt it was more beautiful blue than any blue I've seen so far. Although glaciers are going backwards year after year, many people just wish that this blue will last forever.

(Sentence / picture: World Newspaper / Atsushi Matsuzaki

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