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Encompassing a colossal 566 square miles (911 square-kilometers), Argentino Lake (Lago Argentino) is the largest lake in the country. El Calafate, the UNESCO-listed Perito Moreno Glacier, and the Upsala Glacier are all perched on its shores, so the lake serves as the gateway to some of Patagonia’s most impressive glacial landscapes.

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Full-Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier including Boat Safari

Full-Day Tour to the Perito Moreno Glacier including Boat Safari

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Experience the majestic icy expanse of the Perito Moreno Glacier on this full-day tour from El Calafate. Enjoy views of the peaks of Los Glaciares National Park with a professional guide, and take a boat ride on Argentino Lake for an up-close perspective on the fantastic formation. You might even witness the glacier’s signature movement and cracking sounds from detaching icebergs!
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Full-Day Perito Moreno Ice Trek from El Calafate

Full-Day Perito Moreno Ice Trek from El Calafate

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Spend a full day trekking the Perito Moreno Glacier on this tour from El Calafate. Leave the city life behind to explore the glacier's balconies and some hidden corners of the glacier with your expert guide. This is a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 passengers and includes transport by an air-conditioned coach and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$328.85
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Perito Moreno Glacier Day Trip with Optional Boat Ride from El Calafate

Perito Moreno Glacier Day Trip with Optional Boat Ride from El Calafate

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Visit the stunning Perito Moreno glacier on this full-day trip from El Calafate. Ride via coach to Los Glaciares National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to explore the park's scenic lookouts and walkways to see the glacier from a multitude of different angles. Opt for a boat ride along Perito Moreno's dramatic front side for additional spectacular views of the icy giant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.66
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Perito Moreno Glacier Mini-Trekking Day Trip

Perito Moreno Glacier Mini-Trekking Day Trip

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Explore Patagonia's rugged beauty, serene lakes, and monumental glaciers on the full-day trip to the Perito Moreno Glacier. Sail from Bajo las Sombras Port across to Brazo Rico, where you meet your guide, strap on your crampons, and embark on a mini trek across the glacier. Listen as your guide provides fascinating details of local glaciology, flora, and fauna, before trekking into a nearby Magellanic forest. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$260.00
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El Calafate Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise

El Calafate Glaciers Sightseeing Cruise

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Sail amid the massive glaciers in El Calafate on this full-day sightseeing boat excursion. Cruise across Lago Argentino to view the Spegazzini and Upsala glaciers up close. Enjoy lunch onboard while you appreciate the spectacular scenery, then snap photos from the deck of the boat. Learn about the natural history of the area from your guide and relax on the comfortable vessel. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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Perito Moreno Glacier Big Ice Trek from El Calafate

Perito Moreno Glacier Big Ice Trek from El Calafate

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Trek across Perito Moreno Glacier in this full-day trip in Los Glaciares National Park from El Calafate. Travel to the park by bus, board a boat to cruise across Lago Argentino and conquer the glacier. Led by an expert guide, don your crampons and hike the stunning ice mass, discovering ice caves, waterfalls and deep crevasses along the way. Bring a packed lunch to enjoy atop one of the world's only advancing glaciers during your 4-hour trek. Reverse your journey across glacier, lake and Patagonian alpine road, ending with drop-off at your El Calafate hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$553.84
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Nativo Experience in 4x4 - Afternoon

Nativo Experience in 4x4 - Afternoon

It is a 4x4 midday excursion along the coast of Lake Argentino. Ideal for the day of arrival or departure, it has an anthropological approach, making a journey through time on the passage of man in these lands, re-discovering stories of the first and daring expeditions that ventured into the unknown.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.74
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Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina

Sailing to Upsala Glacier and Patagonia Adventure to Estancia Cristina

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Discover Upsala Glacier and Estancia Cristina on this full-day adventure from El Calafate. Sail past icebergs on Patagonia's Lago Argentino to Estancia Cristina, a historical sheep and cattle ranch at the end of the world. Tour Estancia Cristina, then choose between an off-road 4x4 tour to Upsala Glacier or a walk to a pristine nearby waterfall.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.67
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Nativo Experience - Lakes & Caverns

Nativo Experience - Lakes & Caverns

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It is a tour in 4x4 where every moment is a unique experience. The coast of Lake Argentino is surrounded by nature and history. The ascent to Punta Bonita cliff allows to have an excellent panoramic view. The Punta Walichu archaeological site is visited where the cave paintings made by natives are interpreted in the walls of caves. We finish the tour in one of the caves, where you have lunch or dinner, with an impressive view of the lake and the mountains.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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El Chalten Full-Day from El Calafate with Lunch

El Chalten Full-Day from El Calafate with Lunch

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Get ‘wild’ on your visit to El Calafate by enjoying this full-day trek to El Chalten in Los Glaciares National Park. Marvel at the rugged peaks of the Andes and Argentino Lake as you drive along the famous Route 40. When you reach El Chalten, you’ll get to enjoy a range of independent or guided hiking trails within this scenic area. A boxed lunch is also included to help fuel the adventure.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.04
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La Leona Petrified Forest Hiking Tour from El Calafate

La Leona Petrified Forest Hiking Tour from El Calafate

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Spend an afternoon hiking and exploring outside of El Calafate on a visit to La Leona Petrified Forest. Along the way you’ll stop at Hotel La Leona, an old roadhouse that once housed Butch Cassidy, and travel past some of Patagonia’s most alluring scenery, including Mt Fitz Roy and Argentino Lake. Then enjoy an easy 7-mile (12-km) guided trek through La Leona’s moon-like forest, keeping an eye out for fossilized dinosaur bones and petrified trees. Your day-long tour includes round-trip air-conditioned transport and a boxed lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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Visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier with Navigation by Patagonia Dreams

Visit to the Perito Moreno Glacier with Navigation by Patagonia Dreams

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Enjoy the possibility of visiting the footbridges of the Perito Moreno Glacier accompanied by one of our expert guides, or walk them in a self-guided way to enjoy every corner of this wonderful place. In addition, take the opportunity to add to your visit to the walkways, a navigation of approximately 1 hour in front of the walls, and prepare to be dazzled by the breaks in it: a front that oscillates between 40 and 80 meters high above the Lake level will be decorating all your photos. Without a doubt, a unique opportunity to be amazed by this World Heritage Site.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.67
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Bamboo Electric Bike self drive tour El Calafate surroundings

Bamboo Electric Bike self drive tour El Calafate surroundings

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Ride with electric bamboo bikes feeling the nature envolved, noise of the cold water, sound of the birds close to you, sun in your face and the magic lights of the sunset skies prode a complete experience and connection with the nature environment and yourself!! Feel happy with a very friendly Bike and atractive to. Make a difference colaborating with the Sustainable Mobility development and also with our "B" company to produce enviromental, social and economical impact.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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Southroad Calafate Balcony 4x4 / Zipline / Hike

Southroad Calafate Balcony 4x4 / Zipline / Hike

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On our 4X4 vehicles we will ascend to the tip of the Huyliche hill from where we´ll enjoy a great panoramic view of the Argentino Lake, the Cordillera de los Andes and if the weather allows us, the Mount Fitz Roy. The descent can be completely onboard the 4x4 upto the ranch (4X4 OPTION), or combining with a guided walk of 40 minutes by the valley of the Condors (HIKE OPTION) . For those who love the maximum adventure and some adrenaline may descend by doing the exclusive 5-line Zipline Circuit of 2920 meters (ZIPLINE OPTION). Then everyone meets together again at the old house of the Huyliche Ranch for having lunch or coffee with homemade cakes enjoying a beautiful view of the Argentino Lake. When making the reservation you must choose an option, but you can decide later if you prefer to descend on the 4x4, hiking or ziplining. Hours: Morning Pick up 10 am, lunch at 1 pm. Afternoon Pick up 3 pm, Coffee & Tea with homemade cakes at 6pm
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.00
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Estancia Cristina Full-Day Trip from El Calafate with Lunch

Estancia Cristina Full-Day Trip from El Calafate with Lunch

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Immerse yourself in the ranch culture of Argenitinian Patagonia on this 13-hour tour from El Calafate. Visit Estancia Cristina via a boat trip through the icebergs that abut Upsala Glacier, then spend time at the ranch learning about the history and culture of the historic ranch.
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  • 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$271.70
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Bamboo Bike self drive tour El Calafate surroundings

Bamboo Bike self drive tour El Calafate surroundings

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You can feel in balance with all the nature surrounding driving a bamboo vehicle in complety silence and using your sense to capture the inmensive of the pristine nature arround the Lake, mountains, and sky...
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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El Calafate City Sightseeing Tour Including Walichu Caves

El Calafate City Sightseeing Tour Including Walichu Caves

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Tour El Calafate and the Walichu Caves' ancient art on this 3-hour coach tour with an informative guide who shares about the history, population and unique geological features of this region. Visit the banks of Lago Argentino to view the rock paintings in Walichu Caves, which date back 4,000 years. Enjoy an informative tour of Old Town Calafate including the El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, then view local bird life at Laguna Nimez. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in El Calafate.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.33
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Excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, with guide and transfer to / from the hotel

Excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, with guide and transfer to / from the hotel

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Excursion to the Perito Moreno Glacier, with bilingual tour guide and transfer to / from the hotel. Travel the 5 kilometers of walkways located in front of the Glacier to know this wonder of nature from all possible angles. A must if you travel to El Calafate with a spectacular price. Buy online with complete peace of mind and the support of an official agency.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Perito Moreno Glacier Boat Ride & Gourmet Lunch from El Calafate

Perito Moreno Glacier Boat Ride & Gourmet Lunch from El Calafate

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Explore the glaciers, mountains, forests and lakes of Los Glaciares National Park on board a luxury cruise boat. Spend the full day relaxing on this stylish watercraft, taking in views of the Patagonian ice field. Disembark at Puesto de las Vacas for a walk among the glaciers led by adventure guides. On board the ship, indulge with a gourmet lunch box. Round-trip transportation from accommodations in El Calafate is included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$249.23
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4-Day Tour to El Calafate by Air from Buenos Aires with Perito Moreno Glacier

4-Day Tour to El Calafate by Air from Buenos Aires with Perito Moreno Glacier

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Explore El Calafate on this 3-night excursion from Buenos Aires including airfare. Fly from Argentina's capital to El Calafate, the gateway city to Los Glaciares National Park. Tour this UNESCO World Heritage Site and see the Perito Moreno glacier. Explore El Calafate at your leisure during a full day of free time. Flights and breakfast each day are included; choose from 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotels.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,119.57
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Nativo Experience - Lagos & Cavernas

Nativo Experience - Lagos & Cavernas

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Do not miss the opportunity to discover an unknown side of Patagonia! Departing from El Calafate for a 3-hour tour, this excursion is ideal for lovers of nature and history, and includes sightseeing of flora, fauna and caves with rock art. Enjoy a typical Argentine lunch! Nativo Experience - Lagos y Cavernas is a 4x4 midday excursion along the coast of Lake Argentino. Ideal for the day of arrival or departure. Between the cliffs and overlooking the Andes Mountains, the excursion focuses on the first contacts of those expeditionaries with the natives, and then enter the Tehuelche world. On the banks of the lake are the caves where thousands of years ago that culture left its marks on the rock and that today induce us to its interpretation. The excursion culminates in another cave, with lunch or dinner that will transport us to those remote years
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  • 3 hours
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$122.67
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Calafate: Experience All Glaciers

Calafate: Experience All Glaciers

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From the Hotel to Punta Bandera port, 50 km approx. from El Calafate, where we embark. Once on board we will sail through the North Arm of Lake Argentino until we reach the Upsala Channel, where we will find a spectacular Iceberg Barrier, and if the location of the icebergs allows us, we will be able to get near the glacier´s wall. Afterwards we will navigate the Spegazzini Channel, where we will observe the Seco Glacier to reach the front of the Spegazzini Glacier, the highest in the National Park, We continue sailling until the disembark point in front of Spegazzini Glacier, at the mountain shelter, to spend there one hour and a half. There is a short pathway to walk along the forest, and time to enjoy the mountain and the glacier from the shore of the lake, it offers a privileged panoramic view. Is accessible, and low complexity. Duration: 10 hours, from 07.15 to 17.00. The entrance fee to National Park is not included. Our suggestion: Take a lunch box to have a meal during the tour
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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Kayak experience through the Perito Moreno Glacier and walk on footbridges

Kayak experience through the Perito Moreno Glacier and walk on footbridges

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The experience begins at the Perito Moreno Kayak Experience meeting point, located near the main parking lot, where our team will greet you and inform you about the experience. We welcome you to our base of operations, where you will get dressed and our expert kayak guides will brief you on safety and explain how to paddle through these amazing glacial waters. No previous kayaking experience is required. We will kayak from Playa de los témpanos, paddling towards the front of the glacier, so that it impacts us completely, approaching about 600 meters away. We will stop to take unique images of this moment, while we learn more about this fascinating place. We will also do the guided walk through the Perito Moreno Footbridges where you can take pictures and tour the Glacier.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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Perito Moreno Balconies Day Trip from Calafate

Perito Moreno Balconies Day Trip from Calafate

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The excursion "El Calafate Balcon Experience" allows visitors of El Calafate to look out over an imposing natural viewpoint where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of El Calafate and Argentine Lake. The excursion starts from Calafate hotels and complete a 35-kilometer tour through the line of hills located behind the town. The footprint takes us through landscapes typical of Patagonia Argentina. After this trip to other eras of the history of the world, we return to El Calafate with the view of the Argentine Lake.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Argentino Lake (Lago Argentino) costs USD 15.00. Guided Argentino Lake (Lago Argentino) tours start around USD 15.00 per person.
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