Economic boom edit Between about 18, the Magallanes region became one of the world's most important sheep-raising regions, with one company ( Sociedad Explotadora de Tierra del Fuego ) controlling over 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) in southern Chile and Argentina.
The alcalde is Claudio Radonich ( National Renewal ).
Boundary treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina.While circumnavigating the earth for Spain, he passed close to the present site of Punta Arenas in 1520.Retrieved b "Municipality of Punta Arenas" (in Spanish).Located on the, brunswick Peninsula north of the, strait of Magellan, Punta Arenas was originally established by the Chilean government in 1848 as a tiny penal colony to assert sovereignty over the Strait.Croatian immigration to Punta Arenas was a crucial development in the region of Magallanes and the city in particular.Under the command of John Williams Wilson, Chilean Navy, it transported a crew of 21 people ( captain, eighteen crew, and two women plus cargo, to accomplish the mandate.It was formed between 19Plaza de Armas ( Muñoz Gamero Park ).It built and commissioned a schooner called Goleta Ancud.
15 The mutiny was put down by Commander Stewart escorts cubanas of HMS Virago assisted by two Chilean ships: Indefatigable and Meteoro.
University of Magallanes publishes the humanities and social sciences journal Magallania twice a year.Since 2017, the city and its region have their own Time Zone : they use the summer time during the whole year (UTC3).Its residents are considered to be exposed to potentially damaging levels of ultraviolet radiation.Retrieved Zona franca de Aysén tendrá características similares a las de Iquique y Punta Arenas, La Tercera.In December 1851, a prisoners' mutiny led by Lieutenant Cambiaso, resulted in the murder of Governor Muñoz Gamero and the priest, and the destruction of the church and the hospital.Retrieved "History HMS Virago ".El lugar solía ser frecuentado por marineros que llegaban al lugar en busca de mujeres.The city proper is located on the northeastern shore of Brunswick Peninsula.The museum is located.5 km north on Route Y-565 to Rio Seco.Entre o no, gusten o no, son parte del folklore local.