Falkland Islands Neighboring Countries: Argentina
Regional Maps: South America
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Where are the Falkland Islands?
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Falkland Islands Cities / Settlements:
Beaver, Bluff Cove, Carcass, Chartres, Darwin, Douglas, Dunnose Head, Fitzroy, Foam Creek, Fox Bay East, Fox Bay West, Goose Green, Green Patch, Hill Cove, Johnson Harbour, Keppel, New Island, North Arm, Pebble, Port Howard, Port Louis, Port San Carlos, Port Stephens, Roy Cove, Salvador, San Carlos, Saunders, Speedwell, Stanley, Teal Inlet, Walker Creek, Weddell, Westpoint.
Falkland Islands Named Islands:
Barren Island, Beauchene Island, Beaver Island, Bleaker Island, Carcass Island, East Falkland Island, George Island, Great Island, Jason Islands (Clarke's Islet, Elephant Jason, Flat Jason, Grand Jason, Jason East Cay, Jason West Cay, North Fur, Seal Rocks, South Fur, South Jason, Steeple Jason, and The Fridays), Lively Island, New Island, Passage Islands (First, Second, Third, and Fourth), Pebble Island, Saunders Island, Sea Lion Islands (Sea Lion Island, Sea Lion Easterly, Rum, Brandy, and Whisky), Sedge Island, Shag Rock, Speedwell Island, Swan Islands (Swan Island, North Swan, and West Swan), Tyssen Islands (Flat Tyssen, High Tyssen, North Tyssen, Peat Tyssen, West Tyssen, and Tyssen Patch), Weddell Island, West Falkland Island, Westpoint Island.
Falkland Islands Locations:
Adventure Sound, Bay of Harbours, Berkeley Sound, Blackburn River, Bull Point, Byron Sound, Cape Bougainville, Cape Carysfort, Cape Dolphin, Cape Meredith, Cape Pembroke, Cape Terrible, Chartres River, Choiseul Sound, Concordia Bay, Dangerous Point, Eagle Passage, Falkland Sound, Foul Bay, Grantham Sound, Hornby Mountains, Keppel Sound, King George Bay, Lafonia, Macbride Head, Malo River, Mount Adam, Mount Challenger, Mount Kent, Mount Pleasant Air Base, Mount Usborne, Mount Young, Muffler Jack Mountain, Murrell River, New Haven Ferry Terminal, No Man's Land, North Falkland Sound, Port Albermarle, Port Fitzroy, Port William, Queen Charlotte Bay, San Carlos River, Storm Mountain, Volunteer Point, Warrah River, Wickham Heights.
Falkland Islands Natural Resources:
Fish, squid, and perennial pasture land. It is possible that oil drilling could become a future revenue source for the islands; however, commercially viable deposits have yet to be identified.
Falkland Islands Natural Hazards:
Winters in the Falkland Islands are cold and very windy.
Falkland Islands Environmental Issues:
The native plants and animals have been negatively affected by humans' introduction of non-native species. For example, the introduction of foxes, cats, and rats has been detrimental to the bird species that nest on the islands' shores.