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Bolivia, Chacaltaya Ski Lodge overlooking La Paz department

By 1904-1978 Harrison Forman

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Bolivia: Chacaltaya Ski LodgeThe Chacaltaya Ski Lodge was established by Club Andino Boliviano in 1939. It was the highest ski run on Earth at 17,785 feet high. Global warming had caused the glacier to melt by 2009, six years sooner than scientists had predicted.Bolivia's abandoned ski resort: A sign of droughts to come? (December 11, 2016). BBC News.; Huge Bolivian glacier disappears. (May 12, 2009). BBC News.; Farewell to a melting glacier. (April 3, 2007). BBC News.; Bolivia's Only Ski Resort is Facing a Snowless Future. (February 2, 2007). The New York Times.; Samuel in the Clouds [Documentary Film]. (2016). Clin D'Oeil Films. Film by Pieter Van Eecke.GrayscaleForman Safety Negatives, Box 2

Topics: Ski lodges; Sports & recreation facilities; Cliffs; Glaciers, Latin America
Year: 1954
OAI identifier: oai:collections.lib.uwm.edu:ags_south/5974
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