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  • An Interview on Patagonian Imaginaries

    A recent paper in the Journal of Latin American Geography, “The Patagonian Imaginary: Natural Resources and Global Capitalism at the Far End of the World,” analyzes the construction of southern Andean Patagonia as an “ecoregion,” a label that has come to dominate the representation of the glaciated territory of Chile and Argentina. Through this representation, resource…

  • Watch This Dramatic Glacial Ice Collapse

    An ice bridge collapsed at Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina earlier this month. Hundreds of tourists and locals gathered to witness the dramatic event.   Huge glacier collapses in Argentina:   On March 9, huge masses of ice broke up into pieces and fell into Argentino Lake, the largest lake in the country. This is…

  • Photo Friday: Perito Moreno Glacier

    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 tourists can view the glacier from a small boat. Lucky visitors also could witness huge chunks of ice breaking from the…