Declared Natural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1981, Glaciers National Park is one of the most imposing destinations in South America.
It covers an area of around 600,000 hectares (1,482,000 acres) in Santa Cruz province, Argentina, and contains approximately some 47 glaciers.
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Amongst the biggest and most impressive glaciers we find...
Perito Moreno glacier is the biggest - towering 80 meters (262 feet) above the water surface, and spreading throughout 5 km (3.1 miles)in length.
To appreciate more striking images of this incredible region, visit South America from Space.
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In a broader and more general sense, if you plan to travel throughout Patagonia, you will find specific info region by region in the following pages...
Here is a handy list of hostels for you to book cheap accommodation in cities you are likely to lodge while travelling throughout the region: