WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - America Records Institute (AMRI) Puerto Williams: The southernmost peopled settlement in the world

27-09-2023

(WorldKings.org) Puerto Williams is located at the end of the world, and it is a long way from anywhere. This makes it a special place to visit, as it offers a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience.

Puerto Williams is a town on Navarino Island in the Beagle Channel in Chile's far south. It is the southernmost peopled settlement in the world, located about 1,000 kilometers north of Antarctica. Puerto Williams is part of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, and is known as a starting point for trips around Cape Horn. It is also a gateway to trails around the jagged peaks of the nearby Dientes de Navarino.

 

Puerto Williams is a small town with a population of about 2,800 people. It has a few hotels, restaurants, and shops, as well as a bank, a post office, and a hospital. The town is also home to the University of Magallanes, which has a university center in Puerto Williams.

 

Puerto Williams is a popular destination for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. The town offers a variety of activities, including trekking, hiking, fishing, and kayaking. Visitors can also take boat tours to Cape Horn and the nearby islands.

 

Puerto Williams is a melting pot of cultures, and it is a place where people from all walks of life can come together to experience the magic of the far south.

According to the Internet

 


Brian (Collect & Edit) - WORLDKINGS (Source of photos : internet )

 

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