Receding Waters Reveal Ruins of Argentina Town

Resort town destroyed by flood, today only wreckage remains

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 21, 2011 11:59 AM CDT

(Newser) – Dead trees, rusty metal, and salt-covered ruins are all that remains of Villa Epecuen, a small resort village about 370 miles from Buenos Aries whose long-submerged streets are slowly revealing themselves. Lago Epecuen broke through an earthen dam in 1985, slowly engulfing the town in...   Read full story »


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