Who named the area now known as Tierra del Fuego in South America?

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  • Vasco da Gama
  • Ferdinand Magellan correct

    Though Magellan discovered it in the 16th century, the region remained uncolonized until 1880. The Portugese explorer also gave his name to the Strait of Magellan in the area, as he was the first Westerner to cross through it. Source: Britannica

  • Amerigo Vespucci
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