Glaciers in Argentina - level 2

Glaciers in Argentina - level 2

17-03-2016 15:00

The White Giant is one of Argentina’s biggest tourist attractions. It is a 29-kilometre long river of ice. It is home to more than 200 glaciers, and it is the largest continental ice extension in the world after Antarctica.

There is a glacier which sheds ice about every four years, and large numbers of people come to watch the show.

Around 4 thousand people recently watched the roof of an ice tunnel fall. It was quite something.

Difficult words: glacier (a big piece of ice that is floating in water), extension (the area with the ice), shed (to let fall off).

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