28th November 1520: Magellan sails from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Sailing the Strait of Magellan
Yacht Windora in the Magellan Strait
The Strait of Magellan, also called the Straits of Magellan, is a navigable sea route in southern Chile separating mainland South America to the north and Tierra del Fuego to the south. The strait is the most important natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.