National Geographic : 1937 Dec
LAND OF THE HORN, AMERICA'S TIPTOE ENVY OF EVERY BOY IN TOWN: MASCOTS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE-FIGHTING BRIGADES IN THE WORLD'S SOUTHERNMOST CITY Though it lies almost literally at the ends of the earth, far down in the roaring forties. Magallanes, Chile, sparkles with civic pride and efficiency. Fire companies represent various nationalities of this cosmopolitan city of 25,000 people-Chilean, Spanish, English, Yugoslav, French (Plate III). w iNaionai teograpnlc society rinay rnotograpns oy Amos nurg OLD SPANISH FIESTA CUSTOMS SURVIVE IN THE GRIM "SIBERIA" OF ARGENTINA Much farther south even than Magallanes is Ushuaia, on Tierra del Fuego. The town has only about 1,400 inhabitants, half of whom are criminals confined in the Argentine penal colony.