List of islands of the Falkland Islands

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A map of the Falkland Islands

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

Main islands[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Name
Arch Islands
Passage Islands
Swan Islands
Tyssen Islands

Jason Islands[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Spanish names derived from people[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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

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