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The last ice miner

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 04, 2013

Baltazar Ushca is the last ice miner of Ecuador’s Mt. Chimborazo. Dozens of men, including Ushca’s brothers, used to mine Chimborazo’s glacial ice but commercial ice production has rendered the arduous process obsolete.

Also, it appears that the rocks and grass aren’t separated from the ice before it goes into the blender?