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Mount Darwin is the highest peak of Tierra del Fuego.



It rises on the Cordillera Darwin, a heavily glaciered range on the extreme southern shore of South America.



Photo taken from the Beagle Channel aboard the VICTORY,
a little distance West of Italian Glacier.

Darwin Peak Elevation (feet) 8,163 Elevation (meters) 2,488
Location Tierra del Fuego, Chile Latitude 54 degrees 45' S Longitude 69 degrees 29' W
Best Climbing Months late December, January, February, March
Year First Climbed 1961
First Climbers Eric Shipton, E. Garcia, F. Vivanco, C. Marangunic

 

 

Mount Darwin from the air





The Italian Glacier on the Beagle Channel a few miles East of Mount Darwin

The Italian glacier after Mt. Darwin showing a line of recently fallen floating ice

The Beagle Channel just before getting to Mount Darwin


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