More photos in the vicinity:
Two Brooks fed by the Glaciers of Mercedario
Cordillera Ansilta
Caballito Glacier


It is no coincidence that the water of this brook is turquoise. The water contains dissolved copper salts which give the stream its color.
A Copper Brook
Date: Feb 15, 2004
Longitude: -70 2.77'
Latitude: -31 57.14'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy LOC map collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-07