Oblique color satellite photograph, Southern Patagonian Ice Field

Figure 31.--Oblique color satellite photograph of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, Chile and Argentina. Photograph acquired on 10 March 1978 by Russian cosmonauts G.M. Grechko and Yu.V. Romanenko, courtesy of Vladimir M. Kotlyakov. This is 1 of 40 photographs taken from the Salyut-6 orbital space station of the ice fields, outlet glaciers, and other glaciers in South America that were analyzed in a paper by Desinov and others (1980); see also Williams (1986, p. 544-555; 1987).

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