December 18, 2003

The Climate of Tierra Del Fuego

Part of the preparation for an expedition of this type is to realize that you are going to be exposed to the elements. This means that we need to do careful research and find out what the climate is like along the way. Tierra Del Fuego is famous for its climate. Check out this landsat 7 image mosaic:
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My questions to you are:
1)what is the climate going to be like when I am starting off from Ushuaia?
A good place to start is

2)What will be the biggest meteorological challenge at the beginning of the expedition?

3)What kind of clothing should I make sure I have with me?

I look forward to hearing your answers. - Gwendal

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