Mitre Peninsula #

Mitre Peninsula
Image courtesy of NASA., under PD
The Mitre Peninsula is the easternmost tip of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Early winter snow may be seen on this south tip of the Andes Mountains. These same mountains continue underwater to Antarctica.

The Strait of Magellan, separating the South American mainland from Tierra del Fuego, is off the scene to the north and west, but the Strait of Le Maire, separating Tierra del Fuego from the Isla de los Estados may be seen off to the east (right).