Photo Library >> Antarctica Tourism >> Cape Horn, Chile

Cape Horn, Chile

Cape Horn, Chile

Size Pixels Download
small 800 x 526 Download
medium 2200 x 1447 Download
large 3500 x 2303 Download
original 4117 x 2709 Download
Uploaded 08 Dec 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: Antarctica Tourism
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, and is located on the small Hornos Island. Although not the most southerly point of South America (which are the Diego Ramírez Islands), Cape Horn marks the northern boundary of the Drake Passage. For decades it was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world. The waters around the Cape are particularly hazardous, owing to strong winds, large waves, ...
Downloads: 21     Rating: 3
  • Cape Horn, Chile
  • Cruiseship "Marco Polo", Antarctic Peninsular
  • Tourism in Antarctica
  • Private Yacht at UK station Port Lockroy, Antarctic Peninsular
  • Drake Passage
  • Cape Horn, Chile
  • Mountains and glaciers at Arctowski Peninsular, Orne Habor, Gerlache Strait, Antarctic peninsular
  • Tourist/photograther with Imperial Shags (Phalaracrocorax atriceps), Antarctic Peninsular