The Regional: South America: (Falkland Islands South America )


The Falkland-Malvinas Islands Here in this section you will find English language web sites and pages containing a wealth of information about this disputed group of islands. The first recorded landing on the Falkland Islands occurred in 1690 by an English captain, John Strong. He named the Islands after the then First Lord of the Admiralty, Viscount Falkland. After years of varied settlements, Britain resumed occupation and asserted her full rights in the Falklands with a naval garrison at Port Louis in 1833. The British administration has been continuous and unbroken, apart from the 1982 Conflict, right up to the present day and many of the Islanders today are descended from the earliest settlers. Falkland Islands South America Regional.

The Falkland Islands ( / ˈ f ɔː l k l ən d / ; Spanish: Islas Malvinas , pronounced:  ) are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. (wikipedia)