Eagle Passage

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Map of the Falkland Islands showing Eagle Passage

Eagle Passage is a strait in the Falkland Islands, between Lafonia in the south west of East Falkland, and the smaller islands of Speedwell, Barren and George Island. George Island and Speedwell Island form the southern stretch of land to the south of the passage while East Falkland forms the northern stretch.

It takes its name from the same root as "Eagle Island", the former name of Speedwell Island.

The passage is parallel to Choiseul Sound and is connected to Falkland Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.


Coordinates: 52°16′41″S 59°37′52″W / 52.278°S 59.631°W / -52.278; -59.631