The Straits of Magellan

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by NASA
published on 14 June 2021
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A satellite image of the Straits of Magellan at the tip of South America. The Straits were first navigated by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480-1521) whose expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe in 1519-22.

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