French Harbour

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Location of Weddell Island in the Falkland Islands
Satellite image of Weddell Island

French Harbour is the 500 m wide bay indenting for 3.1 km the west coast of Weddell Island in the Falkland Islands.[1] It is entered 5.5 km north of Weddell Point, and centred at 51°51′03″S 61°06′50″W / 51.85083°S 61.11389°W / -51.85083; -61.11389Coordinates: 51°51′03″S 61°06′50″W / 51.85083°S 61.11389°W / -51.85083; -61.11389.

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  1. ^ French Harbour. Falkland Islands. GeoNames Geographical Database

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  • B. Stonehouse (ed.). Encyclopedia of Antarctica and the Southern Oceans. Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2002. 404 pp. ISBN 978-0-471-98665-2
  • C.H. Barnard. A Narrative of the Sufferings and Adventures of Capt. Charles H. Barnard, in a Recent Voyage Round the World, Including an Account of His Residence for Two Years on An Uninhabited Island. New York: J.P. Callender, 1836
  • P.P. King and R. Fitzroy. The South America Pilot. Part II. From the Rio de la Plata to the Bay of Panama, including Magellan Strait, the Falkland, and Galapagos Islands. Fifth Edition. London: Printed for the Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, 1860. pp. 116-118

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