Port San Carlos

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Location of Port San Carlos.
Port San Carlos

Port San Carlos is located on the northern bank of the inlet known as Port San Carlos,[1] off San Carlos Water on the Western coast of East Falkland, in the Falkland Islands. It is sometimes nicknamed "KC" after former owner Keith Cameron.[2]

It is north of its namesake San Carlos.


It is most noted for being the first landing place of British forces during the 1982 Falklands War; it was codenamed "Green Beach", and was part of Operation Sutton.


  1. ^ United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (2009). Plans in Falkland Sound (Map). 1:25,000. Admiralty Chart. 2582.
  2. ^ "Falkland Islands Acronyms". Retrieved 2010-08-20.