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Pritha Manchanda Nov 06 2014

Most amazing glaciers in the world.

Reema Bhalla Nov 06 2014
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Check out this list of the most amazing glaciers in the world and you would be surprised to see how beautiful these ice formations look as they continuously form and evolve over the years, in some cases over centuries.

Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

Perito Moreno Glacier is a huge tourist attraction. You can view the glacier from a small boat on Lake Argentino. If you are feeling adventurous you can opt to take a walk on the glacier or take a helicopter ride.


Photo by Martin St. Amant

Margerie Glacier, Glacier Bay, Alaska

Margerie Glacier is a 34 km long glacier in the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska.


Photo by markbyzewski


Furtwängler Glacier, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania


The Furtwängler Glacier is located near the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in the landscape of Tanzania and is a small remnant of an enormous icecap.



Photo by yosemite

Pasterze Glacier, Austria

Pasterze Glacier is 8.4 km in length, making it the longest glacier in Austria and in the Eastern Alps.


Photo by Pasterze

Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland


Vatnajökull Glacier covers almost 8% of total area of Iceland and is the largest glacier in the country. It has a huge amount of icebergs and is an amazing sight.


Photo by Kenny Muir

Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier are located on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. These glaciers are unique as they descent from the Southern Alps into a rainforest!


Photo by Ville Miettinen


Biafo Glacier, Pakistan

Biafo Glacier is a 63 km long glacier in the Karakoram Range and they create the world’s third longest glacial system outside the polar regions. It is one the most unique natural wonders of the world.



Photo by Zillay Ali

Canada Glacier, Antarctica

There are numerous glaciers in Antarctica and it is slowly gaining popularity with the tourists. Canada Glacier is a small glacier in Antarctica which receives rainfall less 10 cm annually, and thus is technically a desert ecosystem!


Photo by Joe Mastroianni

Yulong Glacier, China

The Yulong Glacier is located on Yulong Mountains which is 5,596 m high and offers one of the best views of the scenic landscape of China.



Photo by chensiyuan

Jostedalsbreen Glacier, Norway

One of the largest glaciers in Europe, Jostedalsbreen Glacier is situated in western Norway.



Photo by Guttorm Fatabo

These are some of the most amazing glaciers in the world which you should definitely visit before they disappear! You can also check out the glaciers in India which you would find in Jammu & Kashmir. Check out some Kashmir holiday tour packages to begin with.
Mer de glace in Chamonix is another good sight.
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