28th November 1520: Magellan sails from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Sailing the Strait of Magellan
Chile and Spain commemorate 500 years of crossing the Strait of Magellan | AFP
The Straits of Magellan timelapse
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.