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List of islands of the Falkland Islands

A map of the Falkland Islands

The following is a list of islands that form the Falkland Islands.

Contents

  • Main islands 1
  • Other Islands 2
  • Small archipelagos 3
    • Jason Islands 3.1
  • Highest islands 4
  • List of Falkland Islands named after people 5
    • Spanish names derived from people 5.1
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Main islands

The Neck on Saunders Island.
Island Area (km²) Population Height (m)
East Falkland 6,605 km² (2,550 sq mi) 2197 705
West Falkland 4,532 km² (1,750 sq mi 144 700

Other Islands

Island Area (km²) Population Height (m)
Barren Island 11.5[1] 0 ca. 18
Beauchene Island 1.72[1] ? 82
Beaver Island 48.56[1] ? ?
Bird Island 1.2[1] 0 ?
Bleaker Island 20.7[1] ? 29
Broken Island ? 0 ?
Carcass Island 18.94 ? 304
Centre Island ? 0 ?
Dunbar Island 2.25[1] 0 ?
Dyke Island ? 0 ?
East Island ? 0 ?
Eddystone Rock ? 0 44
Fox Island ? 0 ?
George Island 24.0[1] ? ca.1 18
Golding Island ? 0 ?
Great Island ? 0 ?
Hog Island ? 0 ?
Horse Block <1 0 ?
Keppel Island 36.26[1] ? 341
Kidney Island 0.33 0 ?
Lively Island 55.85[1] ? ?
Long Island ? 0 ?
Low Island 0.76 0 ?
Middle Island ? 0 ?
Narrow Island ? 0 ?
New Island 11.81[1] ? ?
Passage Island ? 0 ?
Pebble Island 103.36[1] ? 377
Rabbit Island 1.78[1] 0 91
River Island ? 0 ?
Ruggles Island ? 0 ?
Saunders Island 124[1] ? 457
Sea Lion Island 9.05[1] ? 46
Sedge Island ? 0 ?
Speedwell Island 51.5[1] ? ?
Split Island ? 0 ?
Staats Island 5[1] 0 ?
Tea Island 3.1[1] 0 ?
Weddell Island 254 ? ?
West Point Island 12.55[1] ? 369

Small archipelagos

Jason Islands

None of the Jason Islands are permanently inhabited.
Island Area (ha)[1] Height (m)[1]
Elephant Jason 2.60 208
Flat Jason 3.75 ?
Grand Jason 13.80 361
South Jason 3.75 ca. 300
Steeple Jason 7.90 263

Highest islands

Stanley Harbour, Stanley with mountains in the distance.
Augustus Keppel, wearing flag officer's undress uniform, 1765, by Reynolds (National Maritime Museum)
Rank Island Mountain Height (m) Height (ft)
1 East Falkland Mt Usborne 705 2,313
2 West Falkland Mt Adam 700 2,297
3 West Point Island Mt Misery 369 1,211
4 Carcass Island Stanley Hill & Mt Bing 304 997

List of Falkland Islands named after people

This is a short list of islands, which are known to be named after someone.

Spanish names derived from people

A list of the derivations of Spanish names, where they differ substantially from the English versions.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Falkland Islands Important Bird Areas Falklands Conservation

External links

  • Islands of the Falkland Islands @ United Nations Environment Programme
  • World island information @ WorldIslandInfo.com


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