Name / Description

Drake Passage

Type

Straits and Channels

Discoverer

0

Part of / Flows into

South Atlantic to east; South Pacific to west

Sovereignty

Argentina

Additional Notes

Antarctic strait (c.500 miles wide) bet. Cape Horn and South Shetland Isls., joining the South Pacific and the South Atlantic; centers on 58�S 70�W, but stretches over the 60th degree of S lat.