The Nevado de Cachi, Argentina UFO photograph, November 2004
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Readers of INEXPLICATA will probably remember (original report reposted below) the "giant UFO" reportedly photographed by Guillermo Martin, a moutaineer from Buenos Aires who managed to take the sensational shot during his ascent of Nevado de Cachi. The following report was received from Christian Quintero of Planeta UFO yesterday:

Dear Christian--

This morning I visited the Centro Cultural Montaña-Club Entrenamientos de Montaña, located at [...] where courses and training in mountaineering are offered, to meet Guillermo Martin, who very kindly gave me a copy of the photo mentioned in the article of Diario El Tribuno. I am attaching the photo to this message, which I leave to your own opinion and open discussion. After thanking him for the photo in our group's name, Guillermo told me that he was engaged in mountaineering with other members of the Center and took photos of the place at Cerro Cachi. Upon developing them, he came across this. The rest of the photos show nothing unusual, which eliminates the possibility of lens damage. The only elucidation he made was that the sun was facing him.

Regards,

Ruben Rombolá

The photo -- explains Quintero in his message to INEXPLICATA -- has a size of 2048 x 1536 px in TrueColor (24b) and a weight 1.9 MB. This image has been reduced to 1024 x 768 px in TrueColor to a weight of 81.9 KB. "Furthermore, I am including a clipping of the original image in which it can be seen that there is no pixellation around the object, meaning that it is unlikely to have been added to the original shot."

Nevado de Cachi
Nevado de Cachi
Nevado de Cachi

Translation (c) 2005. Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology.

Special thanks to Christian Quintero and Ruben Rombolá.

INEXPLICATA-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology-March 7, 2005

SOURCE: Planeta UFO-DATE: 03.06.05

Original Report

MONTE NEVADO – INEXPLICATA - The Journal of Hispanic Ufology reports that an object of tremendous size, amber-colored and saucer-shaped was photographed by a mountain climber. The flying saucer of prodigious size, amber in color; was photographed with a high-definition camera by a Buenos Aires mountaineer during the ascent of Nevado de Cachi, one of the greatest challenges for South American climbers.

The photograph, of extraordinary clarity, was taken while the sportsmen were at Las Pailas, an inhabited location halfway up to the summit at an elevation of 3,500 meters above sea level which contains the ruins of an ancient Chalchaquí settlement.

The protagonist of the event was Guillermo Martin, an instructor with the Buenos Aires-based "Entrenamientos de Montaña" club.

The photos were taken in November 2004, but were made known last week. Martín had not had enough time to examine them due to work reasons. "I didn't realize I'd taken the photo until I saw it as a print. Snip

Translation (c) 2005, Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology.

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