Ushuaia

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Ushuaia

(o͞oswī`ä), city (1991 pop. 29,452), Tierra del Fuego Territory, S Argentina, a port on the Beagle Canal, on Ushuaia Bay. Settled in the 1870s by English missionaries, it was taken over by Argentine naval forces in 1884. Lumber, livestock, and fishing are important to the local economy.
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(6) Centro Austral de Investigaciones Cientificas, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET), Bernardo Houssay 200, 9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
(6) Catedra de Botanica, Universidad de Tierra del Fuego, Onas 450, 9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
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