Andes: A Copper Brook
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Two Brooks fed by the Glaciers of Mercedario
|It is no coincidence that the water of this brook is turquoise. The water contains dissolved copper salts which give the stream its color.
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