Expedition to the Mitre Peninsula, Argentina’s last wild frontier

As part of the "Decade of Ocean Sciences" for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), proclaimed by the UN, the SANHV marine program conducted an underwater survey in the Peninsula Mitre, one of the most remote and least explored regions of Argentina.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Traveling to the Mitre Peninsula is like entering a time capsule," says Christian Lagger as he recalls his experience navigating the waters of the Beagle Channel.

The marine biologist, professional, scientific diver, and National Geographic explorer was part of "The Thin Blue Line", the first scientific expedition developed by Argentine researchers and divers. Along the main bays of Peninsula Mitre, the explorers were diving in different sites never explored before at the far end of Tierra del Fuego.

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