Tourists in Argentina have been treated to a spectacular natural phenomenon when a major portion of the country's famed Perito Moreno glacier collapsed into Lake Argentina. Huge chunks of ice crashed into the lake below.
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 10, 2016) Chunks of Argentina's famous Perito Moreno glacier, also known as the "White Giant," have begun to collapse in a phenomenon that occurs every four years, but is believed unrelated to climate change. ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 10, 2016) A fragile arch of ice at the tip of a glacier in southern Argentina spectacularly collapsed into the water Thursday, a natural display that happens just once every several years.
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