Torres del Paine National Park

Towers of Paine

Day 17: Sunday, January 20, 2002
Paine is pronounced piney, locally.
Like the piney woods.

Two sentinels guard hanging U-shaped valley.

12:18 PM: We stop at another beautiful glacial lake.


These moraines were pushed up by the advancing glacier. When it retreated they were left in place to dam the water for this lake.

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