Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands (/ˈfɔːlklənd/; Spanish: Islas Malvinas [malˈβinas]) are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islan...
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Occupation of the Falkland Islands
The occupation of the Falkland Islands and of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (Spanish: Gobernación Militar de las Islas Malvinas, Georgias del Sur y Sandwich del Sur "Military Admini...
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Economy of the Falkland Islands
The economy of the Falkland Islands, which first involved sealing, whaling and provisioning ships, became heavily dependent on sheep farming from the 1870s to 1980. It then diversified and now has inc...
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Falkland Islanders
Falkland Islanders, also called Falklanders and nicknamed Kelpers, are the people of the British overseas territory of the Falkland Islands.
The Islanders are British, albeit with a distinct ident...
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Transport in the Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands currently has three primary means of transport - road, sea and air. However in 1946, when Sir Miles Clifford arrived as governor, there were no air services, no roads outside Stan...
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Desire the Right
Desire the Right is the motto of the Falkland Islands. It makes reference to the Desire, the vessel from which English sea-captain John Davis sighted the Falkland Islands in 1592.The motto was adopted...
Outline of the Falkland Islands
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Falkland Islands:The Falkland Islands (/ˈfɒlklənd/ or /ˈfɔːlklənd/; Spanish: Islas Malvinas) are an archipelago located...
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Climate of the Falkland Islands
The climate of the Falkland Islands is cool and temperate, regulated by the large oceans which surround it. The Falkland Islands are located over 300 miles (483 km) from South America, to the nor...
John Gilpin (clipper)
The John Gilpin was an 1852 clipper in the California trade, named after the literary character John Gilpin. The ship was known for its 1852 race against the clipper Flying Fish, and for its collision...
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Falklands Conservation
Falklands Conservation is a non-governmental organisation working to protect all the wildlife in the Falkland Islands for future generations. It undertakes practical conservation projects, surveys and...
List of Falkland Islands placenames
This is a list of English and Spanish language placenames in the Falkland Islands. Most of the Spanish language names are quite different in origin to their English equivalents, and many have religio...
List of Falkland Islands placenames - Wikipedia
Communications in the Falkland Islands
Telecommunications in the Falkland Islands includes radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet.
The Falkland Islands Radio Service (FIRS) operates a radio network in conjunc...
Pound sterling in the South Atlantic and the Antarctic
The United Kingdom possesses a number of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean as well as a section of the Antarctic continent. These territories are St. Helena with Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunh...