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Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina 11th July 2007

2 Responses to “Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina”

  1. 1
    Michael Rawluk:

    That is a gorgeous shot. And an informative comment. Thanks.

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    Gijs:

    This brings back memories Harry…..

Penitentes on Aconcagua, Argentina

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The meters of snow is being shaped by the brute forces of the sun and pounding wind wind into these Penitentes, aptly named after the Roman Catholics that celebrate their Passion with rites involving fasting and self-flagellation.

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