Strait of Magellan


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Noun1.Strait of Magellan - the strait separating South America from Tierra del Fuego and other islands to the south of the continent; discovered by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520; an important route around South America before the Panama Canal was built
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This is the principal river on the whole line of coast between the Strait of Magellan and the Plata.
From the Strait of Magellan to the Colorado, a distance of about eight hundred miles, the face of the country is everywhere composed of shingle: the pebbles are chiefly of porphyry, and probably owe their origin to the rocks of the Cordillera.
Although Magellan died during the journey, he first discovered the route to pass through South America, eventually named the Strait of Magellan.
Four other charts, not part of this series, repeat parts of this southern coastline: part of northern Java la Grande is shown at the edge of a chart that depicts the East Indies and the Far East; and parts of the Southern Land are shown on three charts that depict parts of South America and the western side of the Strait of Magellan.
galacanthae, recently reported parasitizing the squat lobster Munida subrugosa in the Strait of Magellan off Punta Arenas (J.
East Coast - West Coast South America route to connect Europe with East Coast South America, via the Strait of Magellan, West Coast South America, and West Coast Central America.
SANTIAGO, Chile, Dhu-AlQa'dah 12, 1436, August 27, 2015, SPA -- The Chilean Navy says two fishermen have died when their boat went down off the Strait of Magellan on the southern tip of South America, according to AP.
to the Strait of Magellan, an image they drive on top of.
Summary: Up to 50 pilot whales have been found beached in Chile's Strait of Magellan.
Teams in the past have tackled such diverse and demanding locations as the Strait of Magellan - a passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans which is notoriously hard to navigate - the Torres del Paine national park with its mountains, rivers and glaciers, and the Southern Continental Ice Field.
BUENOS AIRES (CyHAN)- NASA's Operation IceBridge has launched its Antarctic 2012 campaign, flying high-priority missions measuring polar ice from a base of operations at the tip of Patagonia on the Strait of Magellan.
The Strait of Magellan and the Turkish Straits are both intersecting internal waters of coastal states.