Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Chakaltaya in Bolivia melted in 2009

Chacaltaya image from iceagenow 

At 17,000 feet, Chacaltaya was once a ski resort. Though it was expected to last ten years longer, it melted in 2009.

Many other high Andean glaciers are receding and expected to disappear in the next few years.

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