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Inspect The Most Breathtaking Glaciers In The World  •  Scoutripper

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How amazing something as flawless as a huge piece of ice can be. In many parts of the globe, stunning glaciers can be discovered in amazingly broad fields. These silent icy giants may vanish earlier than we believe because of global warming and inconsiderate human activity.

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Fortunately, some of these beautiful natural landmarks are still around for our generation.


So, make sure to put these destinations on your to-do list. We have picked top breathtaking glaciers in for you to explore. Do take a look at this article & mesmerize your manmade world with nature’s magic.


1. SIACHEN GLACIER, INDIA

It is the largest glacier in India and 2nd largest glacier outside the polar region of the world. Siachen refers to ‘the place of wild roses’. It is also known as the highest battlefield for India and Pakistan.


2. RHONE GLACIER, SWITZERLAND

Rhone glacier is the source of water supply to Lake Geneva. The most magical aspects of Rhone glacier are the tunnels and chambers within. Everything becomes blue with every step you’ll take into the chamber.


3. COLUMBIA GLACIER, ALASKA

It is one of the most rapidly changing glaciers in the world. Astonishing scenery and profound feeling of wonder make this glacier beautiful and worth watching.


4. JOSTEDALSBREEN GLACIER, NORWAY

It is the largest glacier in continental Europe. This massive glacier stores enough freshwater, which could supply Norway with water for over a century.


5. GREY GLACIER, CHILE

Grey Glacier is one of the most eye-catching sites in the world-renowned Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Every visitor is mesmerized by the dazzling blue-grey color.


6. PASTERZE GLACIER, AUSTRIA

It is located in Eastern Alps in Austria, Europe. It is spread over 8.4 kilometers and is Austria’s largest glacier.


7. FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER, NEW ZEALAND

It is the steepest glacier among all the glaciers in New Zealand. Franz Josef is home to a plethora of breath-taking ice caves, tunnels and other icy phenomena as a consequence of its fast movement of nearly 20 inches per day.


8. PERITO MORENO GLACIER, ARGENTINA

If you plan to visit only one glacier in a lifetime, then Perito Moreno would be a good one to pick. It is still growing, unlike others which are reducing due to global warming.


9. VATNAJOKULL GLACIER, ICELAND

Vatnajokull Glacier covered 8% of Iceland’s landmass.  It is located in Southern periphery of Vatnajokull.


10. TASMAN GLACIER, NEW ZEALAND

Follow the route from the car-park for a nice view of the glacier as it meanders past the Blue Lakes to the moraine wall. You can see the glacier, terminal lake and surrounding hills across the hills.


11. ATHABASCA GLACIER, CANADA

It is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of those places which you should visit before it disappears.