Extreme Limestone Erosion

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by gerhard Huedepohl

The limestone formations on Madre de Dios Island in southern Patagonia of Chile show deep erosion caused by the constant rain and permanent strong wind. The climate on this remote uninhabited and rarely visited island is one of the most extreme of the planet.

Location: Isla Madre de Dios, Patagonia, Chile


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