Ushuaia, Argentia is billed as the world's Southernmost city (though Puerto Williams, Chile is a bit further South.) Ushuaia is a frequent embarkation point for Antarctic expeditions.
The 240 ft Laurel is the largest private yacht built in the US (Delta Marine Shipyard in Seattle in 2006) and No. 41 on the list of the world's largest yachts.
Puerto Williams, Chile
A bit further South than Ushuaia though much smaller, the settlement and military base at Puerto Williams, Chile also lays claim as the world's Southernmost town.
Cape Horn, Chile
This 1,400 foot high rocky island marks the southern tip of the South American continent. A Chilean military officer and his family is posted there with a Cape Horn immigration stamp.
Pictures from the Antarctic Peninsula - click here.
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