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First view of Cerro Catedral
South America

This is an area devoid of much vegatation just before Campamento Británico, or simply British Campsite. The cloud has now completely filled the sky with occaional showers and busts of gale-force wind but I am glad that the famous Cathedral-like Cerro Catedral is clearly in view. This cirque is simply an amazing sight.

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Uploaded: 18/07/2011
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Tags: french valley; valle del frances; cerro catedral; cuernos del paine; paine grande
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