South America Waters

by Micah
(United States)

What stretch of ocean off the South American coast is considered one of the most treacherous for ships?..

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Oct 05, 2009
A very dangerous sailing route..
by: Daniel

Hi Micah,
It's called Cape Horn ("Cabo de Hornos" in Spanish), still regarded as major challenge in yachting.

Large vessels use the wider Drake Passage, further down south. Gale force winds are almost constant in this area.

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