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, from the Eastern entrance (Punta Dúngenes) to the
Western access (Islotes Evangelistas), has a total length of 330 nautical miles.
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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 ...
Feb 12, 2016 ... Shown here is Pigafetta's map of the Strait of Magellan, as reproduced in Carlo
Amoretti's 1800 edition of the only Pigafetta manuscript in Italian ...
Feb 25, 2009 ... The Strait of Magellan (often referred to as the Straits of Magellan or the ... The
first European to navigate the strait was Ferdinand Magellan, ...
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.
Magellan, Strait of, c.330 mi (530 km) long and 21/2 to 15 mi (4–24 km) wide,
separating South America from Tierra del Fuego and other islands south of the ...
Jun 12, 2012 ... The Strait of Magellan is an oceanic passage generally connecting the Atlantic
Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, situated in southern Chile and ...
Nov 1, 2015 ... While originally named the Patagonia Strait, the waterway soon became known
as the Strait of Magellan. The Spanish commander never lived ...