Falkland Islands


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Falkland Islands a group of over 100 islands in the southern Atlantic off the coast of Argentina; a British Crown Colony
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In literature:

We soon lost sight of the Falkland Islands and shaped a course to round Cape Horn.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
We, however, got to the southward of the Falkland Islands without accident.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
The fleet remained three weeks at the Falkland Islands, to recruit the ships' companies.
"The Phantom Ship" by Frederick Marryat
No ill-fortune assailed us until we arrived in the neighborhood of the Falkland Islands.
"The Ape, the Idiot & Other People" by W. C. Morrow
Falkland Island, wolf of, 394.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
The Falkland Islands were in sight, and the land seen as we drew nearer, I found, was that about Cape Bougainville.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
I had been some time on board when we put into a port at the Falkland Islands, then uninhabited, to obtain a supply of water.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
In the Falkland Islands the horse is also found in an untamed state.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid
From the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle twice made a compass of the Falkland Islands, and archipelago in nearly the same latitude.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
The ship had a fine run to Cape Horn and past the Falkland Islands.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Horses and cattle are very fond of the tussac-grass, and in the Falkland Islands feed upon it.
"The Land of Fire" by Mayne Reid
Falkland islands, Spain and the, 112-114.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The dividends paid by the Falkland Islands Company might excite the envy of many a London director.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
On the Geology of the Falkland Islands.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
FALKLAND Islands, horses of the, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
He then worked his way back to England, and afterwards went out to the Falkland Islands Company, at Port Stanley.
"Blanco y Colorado" by William C. Tetley
The wind now shifting, the mate determined to steer for the Falkland Islands, the nearest land he could expect to make.
"Jack Buntline" by W.H.G. Kingston
It is likewise met with along the Parana river, and in Chili, Patagonia, and the Falkland Islands.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
This Harrier is found throughout the Argentine Republic, and is also common in Patagonia and the Falkland Islands.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
It was here that Bougainville procured wood for the use of the settlement {146} at the Falkland Islands.
"Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836" by Robert FitzRoy

In news:

Argentina's president urges talks with British over Falkland Islands .
Argentina ad takes a stab at Britain over Falkland Islands controversy (VIDEO).
It's been 30 years since Britain and Argentina went to war over the Falkland Islands .
British companies are set to begin drilling for oil reserves off the Falkland Islands this week, reopening a dispute with Argentina, which still lays claim to the archipelago.
A ranch in the Falkland Islands in 1962.
Argentina has lodged a formal protest at the United Nations over British ' militarization ' around the disputed Falkland Islands, with Buenos Aires claiming Friday that Britain had sent a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic.
Argentina has lodged a formal protest at the United Nations over British 'militarization' around the disputed Falkland Islands, with Buenos Aires claiming Friday that Britain had sent a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic .
It breeds in the Falkland Islands and in southern Argentina and Chile.
LONDON — The Falkland Islands government says that Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the islands at the time of the Argentine invasion in 1982, has died.
Thirty years ago, Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands.
And no, she wasn't offering me a terrific deal on a sheep farm in the Falkland Islands.
King penguins at Volunteer Point in the Falkland Islands.
Photo courtesy of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board.
Sean Penn wades into Falkland Islands ruckus.
South American trade group Mercosur sided with Argentina this week in its ongoing dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands.

In science:

South America, Australasia, and Falkland Island populations.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species