Smylie Channel

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

Smylie Channel is the 1.4 kilometres (0.76 nmi) wide and 16 kilometres (8.6 nmi) long sea passage in the Falkland Islands between Weddell Island to the north and West Falkland and Dyke Island to the south.[1] It is centred at 51°59′04″S 61°03′48″W / 51.98444°S 61.06333°W / -51.98444; -61.06333Coordinates: 51°59′04″S 61°03′48″W / 51.98444°S 61.06333°W / -51.98444; -61.06333.




  1. ^ Smylie Channel. Falkland Islands. GeoNames Geographical Database


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