San Rafael Glacier

The San Rafael Glacier is one of the major outlet glaciers of the Northern Patagonian Ice Field in southern Chile and is the tidewater glacier nearest the equator. It calves into the Laguna San Rafael and is contained within Laguna San Rafael National Park.

San Rafael Glacier
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Coordinates46°42′S 73°50′W / 46.700°S 73.833°W / -46.700; -73.833
Area760 km2 (290 sq mi) [1]
TerminusProglacial lake
San Rafael Glacier

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  1. ^ Aniya; et al. (1999). "Variations of Patagonian glaciers, South America, utilizing RADARSAT images" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-22. Retrieved 2008-03-04.

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