This region has many globally known places and geographical features including Torres del Paine, Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego island, and the Strait of Magellan. It also includes the Antarctic territory claimed by Chile.
The low population and vastness makes this region a good place for many native animal and plant species. It is relatively easy to find penguins, nandus, guanacos, condors, and other animals in their natural environment.
The main economic activities are bovine farming, oil extraction and tourism. This region is also home to an adventure race nown as the Patagonia Expedition Race.
Bays in Magallanes, Chile
Puerto Natales is a city in the Chilean Patagonia, located 247 km (153 mi) northwest of Punta Arenas and is the final port of call for the Navimag ferry sailing from Puerto Montt into the Senoret Channel as well as the primary transit point for travelers to Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. It is the capital of both the commune of the same name and the Ultima Esperanza Province of Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region....