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Pun·ta A·re·nas

 (po͞on′tə ə-rĕn′əs, po͞on′tä ä-rĕ′näs)
A city of southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan. Founded in the 1840s, it is a regional transport center noted as a starting point for Antarctic expeditions.

Punta Arenas

(Spanish ˈpunta aˈrenas )
n
(Placename) a port in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: the southernmost city in the world. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est). Former name: Magallanes

Pun•ta A•re•nas

(ˈpun tɑ ɑˈrɛ nɑs)
n.
a seaport in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan. 111,724.
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Noun1.Punta Arenas - a city in southern Chile on the Strait of MagellanPunta Arenas - a city in southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan; the southernmost city in the world
Chile, Republic of Chile - a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
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This is a new base of operations for IceBridge, which normally flies to Antarctica from Punta Arenas, Chile.
In Greenland fast is of 21 hours from 2:16am to sunset at 11:14pm and Punta Arenas, Chile fast is of 10 hours, from 6:34am to 4:41pm.
ESTA CONSTRUCCION ANODINA DE ALUMINIO Y CONCRETO, QUE ALGUNA VEZ FUE SOLO UN MONTICULO DE TIERRA, SE ENCUENTRA A 4,100 KILOMETROS DEL POLO SUR, EN LA CIUDAD DE PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE.
His wife Joanna, who flew to be by his side, said in a statement: "It is with heartbroken sadness I let you know that my husband, Henry Worsley, has died following complete organ failure; despite all efforts of ALE (Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions) and medical staff at the Clinica Magallanes in Punta Arenas, Chile.
He was flown to a hospital in Punta Arenas, Chile, where he was found to have bacterial peritonitis.
His wife Joanna said in a statement yesterday: "It is with heartbroken sadness I let you know that my husband, Henry Worsley, has died following complete organ failure; despite all efforts of ALE and medical staff at the Clinica Magallanes in Punta Arenas, Chile.
En Punta Arenas, Chile, una ciudad del extremo mas austral de Sudamerica, los productores de cerveza interesados en exportar su producto deben enviar la mercancia por camion al puerto de San Antonio, a una distancia de 3.
Parks is currently recovering in Punta Arenas, Chile, but is hoping to be back in the UK for the Six Nations.
Aysen, Punta Arenas, Chile y su educacion, Copiapo, Arica, Cerro Navia, Lota: el pais y su gente sufrimos las consecuencias de una carencia democratica profunda, una perdida del valor esencial de la participacion que esta anquilosada en la verticalidad de nuestros gobernantes.
The maximum latitudes are 51 degrees North and South, encompassing London in the Northern Hemisphere and Punta Arenas, Chile, in the Southern Hemisphere.
Nicole Duclos, of Punta Arenas, Chile, has been recently included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law.
Kevin Gaskell, 50, from Connah'sQuay, and son Matt, 18, are stuck at Punta Arenas, Chile, waiting for the aircraft to fly them over 2,000 miles of Southern Ocean into the Patriot Hills base on Antarctica.