The 73,753 km² archipelago was divided between Argentina and Chile in 1881. Learn about the history of its ancient inhabitants and of the settlers that risked their fate to work in the southernment tip of the planet. Select points of interest to plot on map by type. Tierra del Fuego, archipelago, at the southern extremity of South America.In shape the main island, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan, is a triangle with its base on Beagle Channel.The total area is 28,473 square miles (73,746 square km), about two … In Tierra del Fuego, nature is writ bold and reckless, from the scoured plains, rusted peat bogs and mossy lenga forests to the snowy ranges above the Beagle Channel. Visit Porvenir and the Fernando Cordero Rusque Museum that have interesting exhibitions of Tierra del Fuego fauna, archaeology and anthropology, and stories from the gold rush of this part of Chile. Tierra del Fuego  is an archipelago off the south of South America, separated from the mainland by the Magellan Strait.
Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego Tierra del Fuego … Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego.