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Punta Arenas- Next rest stop: 900 miles

At the southern most point of The Americas lies the city of Punta Arenas, the capital city of Chile's southern most region. A meer 900 miles North of Antarctica, it is by most accounts at the edge of the earth.

Mary Clark expected a tiny town on a hillside in Punta Arenas, but found a sprawling city of almost 200,000 along The Strait of Magellan.

For a transcript of this story, and additional photos, visit the Mary Clark Traveler Blog.

Mary Clark Traveler is heard Tuesday mornings at 7:20 during Morning Edition on KETR.

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