We had crossed the tropic of Capricorn, and the Straits of Magellan
opened less than seven hundred miles to the south.
In this spot there is a submarine valley worn by Humboldt's current, which skirts the coast of America as far as the Straits of Magellan
It was his opinion, also, that a settlement on this extremity of America would disclose new sources of trade, promote many useful discoveries, and open a more direct communication with China and the English settlements in the East Indies, than that by the Cape of Good Hope or the Straits of Magellan
The plains near the Straits of Magellan
are inhabited by one species of Rhea (American ostrich), and northward the plains of La Plata by another species of the same genus; and not by a true ostrich or emeu, like those found in Africa and Australia under the same latitude.
There were also logistical concerns, as the Panama Canal had yet to be completed; this would force the fleet to maneuver through the stormy, unpredictable currents of the Straits of Magellan
Commerson's ship took two months just to get through the Straits of Magellan
must be the result of real sightings of the Australian continent, but these cannot be attributed to any official expedition, but rather to fishing trips from Flores, and to chance navigational mishaps by seamen from Insulindia, and to Spanish ships coming from the Straits of Magellan
, or to Portuguese mestizos sailing around Timor' (p.
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His 108-minute journey around the globe took him across the Soviet republics, across the Pacific Ocean, over the Straits of Magellan
in South America, above the Atlantic and Africa before re-entry and a bailout back to the ground near the city of Engels in southwest Russia.
They navigated through the treacherous straits of Magellan
between the southern tip of the South American continent and the frigid shores of Antarctica.
geversianus from Punta Cuevas (42[degrees]46'37"S, 64[degrees]59'51"W) were smaller (males, 12-28 mm; females, 18-33 mm) than those observed by Santana (1998) in the Straits of Magellan
(52[degrees]30'S, 70[degrees]51'W; southernmost distribution area of T.
man-of-war to go through the Straits of Magellan
from east to west.