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Almirantazgo Fjord

Almirantazgo Fjord, also known as Almirantazgo Sound (Seno Almirantazgo in Spanish), is a Chilean fjord cutting deeply into the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. The fjord is a southeastern projection of Canal Whiteside, which separates the just mentioned island from Dawson Island. It is located at Earth Info, earth-info.nga.mil webpage: [*]. and its south side branch out into several smaller fjords and bays, which significantly indent the north coastline of the Cordillera Darwin. Ainsworth Bay, one of those, is home to a colony of elephant seals. Azopardo River empties into the head of the fjord.


Ainsworth Bay, fed by the meltwater of Marinelli Glacier is a notable inlet along the Almirantazgo Fjord. The Marinelli Glacier has been in a state of retreat since at least 1960, and the retreat continues to the present time of 2008.C. Michael Hogan. 2008 Bahia Wulaia Dome Middens, Megalithic Portal'', ed. Andy Burnham

See also

Marinelli Creek

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