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Le Maire, Strait

De le Maire, Estrecho
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Longitude Min 64.43 W Latitude Min 54.48 S. , Argentina
The strait of le Maire separates Staten island from the southeastern extremity of the island of Tierra del Fuego. It was named after the Dutch merchant Jacob le Maire who voyaged through the strait with William Schouten in 1616.
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Places: Magellan, Strait of, Magallanes, Estrecho de | Staten Island | Tierra del Fuego
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Created: 20 March 2004
Modified: 24 March 2004

Published by South Seas, 1 February 2004
Comments, questions, corrections and additions: Paul.Turnbull@jcu.edu.au
Prepared by: Paul Turnbull
Updated: 28 June 2004
To cite this page use: http://nla.gov.au/nla.cs-ss-biogs-P000386

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