Plaza Malvinas Islands Live Webcam, Ushuaia
Live webcam shows Plaza Malvinas Islands in Ushuaia, Argentina.
Ushuaia, a bustling city and seaport, rests along the picturesque shores of the Beagle Channel on Tierra del Fuego Island in the southern reaches of Argentina. Located some 2,360 kilometers to the south of Buenos Aires, this city spans an area of 22.6 square kilometers and is home to approximately 74,000 residents.
Ushuaia boasts the distinction of being the southernmost city on Earth, although it’s important to note that it isn’t the southernmost settlement. Across the Beagle Channel to the south lies the Chilean village of Puerto Williams.
The climate in Ushuaia is classified as temperate oceanic, characterized by remarkably mild winters and cool summers. Winter months, spanning from June to August, see average temperatures hovering around 0℃, while the peak of summer, from December to February, registers maximum temperatures around +14℃. The city experiences a considerable number of cloudy and foggy days, with an annual average of about 206 cloudy days.
Ushuaia ranks as a beloved tourist destination in Argentina, with the pinnacle of the tourist season occurring from December to March. The primary draw for visitors is the breathtaking Tierra del Fuego National Park. The city’s seaport is a magnet for luxury yachts and cruise liners embarking on journeys to Antarctica.
Nestled along the waterfront in Ushuaia’s city center, the Plaza Malvinas Islands serves as a poignant memorial commemorating those Argentines who lost their lives in the Falklands War (Malvinas War) with the United Kingdom in 1982.