Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of Chile's portion of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. The Diego Ramírez Islands are a small group of islands located southwest of Cape Horn. The Drake Passage is the body of water between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.
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Natural Landmarks in Chile
The Cordillera del Paine, a spectacular mountain range featuring the Torres del Paine peaks, lies between the Andes and the Patagonian steppe in southern Chile. Torres del Paine National Park and Biosphere Reserve is an area of scenic beauty with glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and lagoons.
The Elqui Valley is a region comprising the basin of the Elqui River, which flows from the western Andes to the Pacific Ocean in the north of Chile. Elqui is famous for its stunning landscapes, bright sunshine, pure air, and clear skies. The Elqui region produces wines, table grapes, fruits, and Pisco.
Lake Llanquihue, situated in the southern Los Lagos Region of Chile, is the largest and one of the best-known Chilean lakes. Osorno volcano stands on the southeastern shore of Lake Llanquihue, one of the most active volcanoes of the southern Chilean Andes.
Los Flamencos National Reserve is a nature reserve in northern Chile's Antofagasta Region. The National Reserve has a desert climate and is divided into seven sectors. Notable sectors include the vast salt flats of Salar de Atacama and Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley).
The Strait of Magellan is a sea route in southern Chile separating mainland South America and the Tierra del Fuego archipelago to the south. Tierra del Fuego, shared by Chile and Argentina, is further divided in the south by the east-west Beagle Channel.
Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, Chile's first, comprises some of the most sensational scenery in the Lakes Region: the emerald Lake Todos Los Santos, the thundering turquoise waters of the Petrohué Waterfalls and the imposing peaks of the area's three major volcanoes.volcanoes.