Cape Horn & South America

Photographs by Chuck Hawks

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View of Santiago, Chile from the Marriott Hotel.

A container ship in the busy port of Valparaiso, Chile.

Puerto Montt, Chile over the bow of the cruise ship Royal Princess. The flag is the P&O house flag.

The Tierra del Fuego Monument in the park at Punta Arenas, Chile. A popular spot for both residents and tourists.

The glacier in Seno Eyre Fjord, Chile.

Rounding Cape Horn, the extreme Southern tip of South America.

A Dutch schooner visiting at Ushuaia, Argentina. Ushuaia is the southern most city in the world, located on the south side of Tierra del Fuego Island and accessed via the Beagle Channel.

Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina. Tierra del Fuego is the large island that forms the southern tip of South America.

A visit to the Beagle Channel, which runs along the south side of Tierra del Fuego Island.

Confiscated trawlers on the beach at Puerto Madryn, Argentina. Photographed from the bow of the Royal Princess.

Buenos Aires, Argentina is a city of parks. This is the park in front of the church and cemetery in which Eva Peron is buried.

A close-up of the church next to the graveyard containing the tomb of Eva Peron, a popular tourist attraction in Buenos Aires.

Montevideo harbor, Uruguay. Montevideo is at the mouth of the Rio de la Plata, across and somewhat downstream from Buenos Aires.

Port Stanley, capitol of the Falkland Islands, is on East Falkland Island. West Falkland Island is less than 300 miles east of Tierra del Fuego.

Immature penguins, photographed in the Falkland Islands.

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