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South America, Chilean Patagonia, Traverse

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  • Publication Year: 1998

Patagonia, Traverse. Carsten Birckhahn (Germany) and partners made a traverse from the Pacific to the Atlantic oceans across Patagonia in the spring of 1998. They started at the Pacific Ocean in Fiordo Calvo, then crossed the Hielo Continental Patagonico carrying their kayaks. They then traveled over the Perito Moreno Glacier, then crossed Lago Argentino in their kayaks. In April, they finished the traverse on the Argentine side in the Atlantic Ocean via the Santa Cruz River, having crossed all of Patagonia from west to east.

Facundo Jose, Club Andino Bariloche

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