More photos in the vicinity:
Descent from Mercedario
On the Way Down from Mercedario
Pirca de Indios

In 2003 a drilling was conducted on this glacier (called La Ollada) in order to find a suitable ice body which provides reliable data on the variation of the climate of the Andes.
On the Way to the Ollada Glacier
Date: Feb 25, 2004
Longitude: -70 6.01'
Latitude: -31 57.22'

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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