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Question 1: The Drake Passage or Mar de Hoces -Sea of "de Hoces"- is the body of water between the southern tip of South America at Cape Horn, Chile and the South Shetland Islands of ________.
Atacama DesertKalahari DesertAntarcticaDesert

Question 2:
Drake Passage, Great Australian Bight and Pacific–Antarctic Ridge are all:
Landforms of the Southern Ocean Geography of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica Region Borders of Chile Straits of Antarctica

Question 3: The passage is named after the 16th century English privateer ________.
Hippolyte de BouchardFrancis DrakeJohn HawkinsEdward Low

Question 4: It connects the southwestern part of the ________ (Scotia Sea) with the southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean and extends into the Southern Ocean.
Mediterranean SeaAtlantic OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 5:
Drake Passage, Bransfield Strait and Neptune's Bellows are all:
Borders of Chile Geography of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica Region Straits of Antarctica Landforms of the Southern Ocean

Question 6:
Drake Passage, 90th meridian west and Perquilauquén River are all:
Borders of Chile Geography of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica Region Straits of Antarctica Landforms of the Southern Ocean

Question 7: Drake's only remaining ship, after having passed through the ________ was blown far South in September of 1578.
Tierra del FuegoStrait of MagellanPunta ArenasAtlantic Ocean

Question 8: [1] For this reason, some Spanish and Latin American ________ and sources call it Mar de Hoces after Francisco de Hoces.
HistoryHistoriographyModern historyHistorian

Question 9:
Drake Passage, Patagonia and Cape Horn are all:
Straits of Antarctica Borders of Chile Geography of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica Region Landforms of the Southern Ocean







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