Tierra del Fuego

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an archipelago off southern South America

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The Kelp Geese and the Flightless Steamer-Ducks are strictly coastal species distributed from south-central Chile to Tierra del Fuego (Carboneras 1992).
As part of the Tierra del Fuego work program, approximately 1,200 sq km of 3D seismic have been surveyed over the three blocks; from a total committed 3D seismic program of approximately 1,500 sq km.
25 000-23 000 BP) glaciers re-advanced on two occasions, generating windows of opportunity for early people to migrate from Patagonia to Tierra del Fuego (McCulloch & Morello 2009).
This engaging travel memoir describes Coghlan and his wife's first trip to Patagonia in 1978, as well as their second voyage 25 years later in which they sailed from Cape Town to the Beagle Channel and the Strait of Magellan, skirting Tierra del Fuego to Puerto Montt.
They cover the region's northern lakes to the beautiful Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine national parks, Tierra del Fuego and the glaciers of the far south.
dagger] The run begins simultaneously in the North at Chickaloon, Alaska, and in the South at Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, on May 1, 2012.
It's because the 25 pairs of Canadian beavers introduced here in 1946 by Argentine officials to generate a commercial fur trade might now number 200,000, a virtual army that is chomping, cutting and flooding forests across this frosty, remote archipelago known as Tierra del Fuego, or Land of Fire.
Kirchner gave Peck, a fourth-generation Falklander, an Argentine birth certificate from the country s southern Tierra del Fuego province.
The Magellan Strait pipeline is a strategic project aimed at reversing this trend by increasing the capacity to transport natural gas from Tierra del Fuego, where the Carina and Aries gas fields operated by Total, Wintershall and Pan American Energy are located, to the Transportadora Gas del Sur SA (TGS) gas transport pipeline that supplies the Santa Cruz region and province of Buenos Aires.
The VW Caddy test vehicle has set a world distance record for natural gas powered cars, with journeys including the 15,500 mile route from Tierra Del Fuego to Alaska, achieving a 20 per cent lower carbon dioxide emission than a standard 1.
From the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean to Toronto Canada, to Tierra del Fuego and ports of call in Antarctica, a sense of place and story dominate this first collection.
The coscoroba swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) is an unusual member of the Anatidae found in South America, from the Falkland Islands and Tierra del Fuego through Chile and Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay as far north as Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil.
Lucy Jane Bledsoe, in "Fruits of the Border," takes us on a wild trip through Tierra del Fuego.
Two men in Argentina have become Latin America's first legally married same-sex couple, after the governor of the country's southernmost Tierra del Fuego province permitted their wedding.
When Columbus reached the Americas in 1492, Native American occupation stretched from the Bering Strait to Tierra del Fuego.