Jorge Montt


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Jorge Montt

 

a glacier in the Andes, in Chilean Patagonia. The glacier extends north toward the Calien Fjord from the South Patagonian Ice Field. It is 5 km wide, and, with a length of 52 km, it is the third longest glacier in the Andes.

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Chile: Police on Monday were investigating a criminal gang that allegedly stole blocks of ice from the Jorge Montt Glacier in southern Chile.
The 454-square-kilometer (175 sq mi) Jorge Montt glacier is melting at a rate of a kilometer (0.6 miles) per year, making it one of the world s most visible milestones of global warming, researchers said in December.
Researchers at the Centre of Scientific Studies in Valdivia analysed nearly 1,500 photos of the Jorge Montt glacier that forms part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field.