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Strait of Magellan
South South of the Equator in the western hemisphere

Before embarking on our four month adventure I did a lot of research on explorers, conquistadors, indigenous and natural history in South America and Antarctica. Here we were following routes taken by the crew of the Beagle, Charles Darwin and Captain Fitzroy, and Ferdinand Magellan. We had sailed where Sir Francis Drake, James Cook, Dutch explorers who were the first known Europeans to sail around Cape Horn.