Dyke Island

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Dyke Island
Dyke Island is located in Falkland Islands
Dyke Island
Dyke Island
Dyke Island shown within the Falkland Islands
Coordinates: 51°59′16″S 60°52′49″W / 51.98778°S 60.88028°W / -51.98778; -60.88028Coordinates: 51°59′16″S 60°52′49″W / 51.98778°S 60.88028°W / -51.98778; -60.88028
CountryFalkland Islands
Time zoneUTC−3 (FKST)
If shown, area and population ranks are for all islands and all inhabited islands in the Falklands respectively.

Dyke Island (former name Barnards Island[1]) is one of the Falkland Islands, lying between Weddell Island, and West Falkland.[2] The channel running between it and Weddell Island is called Smylie Channel.


  1. ^ C. Barnard, J. Nicol, J. Knights, W. Mariner and J. Bartlett. The sea, the ship and the sailor. Tales of adventure from log books and original narratives. Salem, Massachusetts: Marine Research Society, 1925 (map following p. 14)
  2. ^ Dyke Island. Falkland Islands. GeoNames Geographical Database