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Valle del Aconcagua | Portillo with Laguna del Inca
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The dam retaining the lake most likely represents a landslide deposit (release area: the peak in the centre of the photo), even though it was interpreted as a glacial deposit earlier. Portillo is one of the most famous ski resorts of the Southern Hemisphere. It hosted the Alpine World Ski Championships 1966.

Thursday 11 February 2016 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (2606 visits)