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  • Falkland Islands

    Archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islands are about 300 mi east of South America's southern Patagonian coast and about 752 mi from the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, at a latitude of about 52°S. Wikipedia

  • History of the Falkland Islands

    The history of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) goes back at least five hundred years, with active exploration and colonisation only taking place in the 18th century. Nonetheless, the Falkland Islands have been a matter of controversy, as they have been claimed by the French, British, Spaniards and Argentines at various points. Wikipedia

  • List of Falkland Islands–related topics

    Outline of topics related to the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands. Falkland Islands Wikipedia

  • Origins of Falkland Islanders

    Falkland Islanders (also called Kelpers or Falklanders) derive from various origins. Earliest among these are the numerically small but internationally diverse early 19th century inhabitants of the Falkland Islands, comprising and descended in part from settlers brought by Luis Vernet, and English and American sealers; South American gauchos who settled in the 1840s and 1850s; and since the late 1830s, settlers largely from Britain (especially Scotland and Wales) with a minority from other European countries. Wikipedia

  • Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute

    Disputed by Argentina and the United Kingdom. The British claim to sovereignty dates from 1690, when they were the first to land on the islands, and the United Kingdom has exercised de facto sovereignty over the archipelago almost continuously since 1833. Wikipedia

  • Outline of the British Virgin Islands

    Provided as an overview of and topical guide to the British Virgin Islands: British Virgin Islands (BVI) – British overseas territory located in the eastern portion of the Virgin Islands Archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. Wikipedia

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