The Strait of Magellan (Spanish: Estrecho de Magallanes), also called the Straits
of Magellan, is a navigable sea route separating mainland South America to ...
Located on the Strait of Magellan, Chile's Punta Arenas was once one of the most
important supply stops for mariners of the day, until the Panama Canal opened ...
The Strait of Magellan: 250 Years of Maps (1520–1787). The Strait of Magellan is
a 350-mile navigable passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans located ...
History of the. Strait of Magellan. At the end of the 15th century, the Portuguese
discovered and monopolized the Cape of Good Hope. They thus opened up the.
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May 16, 2009 ... The Strait of Magellan (often referred to as the Straits of Magellan and rarely as
the Magellanic Strait) comprises a navigable sea route ...
The Strait of Magellan, from the Eastern entrance (Punta Dúngenes) to the
Western access (Islotes Evangelistas), has a total length of 330 nautical miles.
After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear
his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan enters the Pacific Ocean ...
The Strait of Magellan is located between the southern tip of South America and
Tierra del Fuego. The land north of the strait is mainland South America.
Nov 1, 2015 ... While originally named the Patagonia Strait, the waterway soon became known
as the Strait of Magellan. The Spanish commander never lived ...
For ships making journeys that require going around the horn, such as from ...
The Straights of Magellan are wide enough and deep enough for modern traffic,