Extreme landing on CAPE HORN by Zodiac boat!

Video of CAPE HORN landing by Zodiac with hurricane force wind gusts measured at the light house, which is a very normal summer day at the end of the world. With over 800 shipwrecks and 10,000 lost lives between 1870 and 1914 before the completion of the Panama Canal, the Drake Passage between Cape Horn and Antarctica became well-known as the most treacherous ocean waters on the planet.
This region is also notorious for monster storms with winds gusting routinely over 100 mph, fueled by the merger of warm and cold ocean currents of the South Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and the temperature gradient from the Antarctic ice sheet to the south. A wind gust of near 120 mph was measured just the day before our landing at Cape Horn lighthouse.

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