Thursday, March 10, 2005

Beagle Channel

Strait in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago at the southern tip of South America. The channel, trending east–west, is about 150 mi (240 km) long and 3 to 8 mi wide; it separates the archipelago's main island to the north from Navarino, Hoste, and other smaller islands to the south. At its western end the channel splits into two branches that encircle Isla Gordon. The eastern portion forms


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