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Base Esperanza / Hope Base  

Base Esperanza / Hope Base

Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctic Territory and South Atlantic Islands (Argentina)

June 17th 2007
As part of the Province of Tierra del Fuego the Argentine presence in the section began during the first decade of the 19th century; though some even affirm that it took place by the end of the previous century. However, navigators from other countries claimed the discovery of Antarctica for themselves. By the end of the 19th century the aid lent by Argentina to foreign expeditions, in parti ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Tierra del Fuego National Park

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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