Loop Head, Weddell Island

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

Loop Head is the point on the east side of the entrance to Chatham Harbour in Weddell Island, Falkland Islands.[1] It is located at 51°45′48″S 60°53′49″W / 51.76333°S 60.89694°W / -51.76333; -60.89694Coordinates: 51°45′48″S 60°53′49″W / 51.76333°S 60.89694°W / -51.76333; -60.89694, which is 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) west of Swan Point and 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) east-northeast of Beacon Point.

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  1. ^ Loop Head. 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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