West Falkland

West Falkland (Spanish: Isla Gran Malvina) is the second largest of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. It is a hilly island, separated from East Falkland by the Falkland Sound. Its area is 4,532 square kilometres (1,750 square miles), 37% of the total area of the islands.[2] Its coastline is 1,258.7 kilometres (782.1 miles) long.[2]

West Falkland
Isla Gran Malvina  (Spanish)
West Falkland from Keppel Island
Location of West Falkland (red)

in the Falkland Islands (red & white)

Coordinates: 51°47′51″S 60°07′55″W
LocationAtlantic Ocean
ArchipelagoFalkland Islands
  Total4,532 km2 (1,750 sq mi)
Area rank2nd[a]
  Density0.035/km2 (0.091/sq mi)
Highest elevation700 m (2,300 ft)
Highest pointMount Adam
PolityFalkland Islands
Largest settlementPort Howard
a.  ^ All islands in the Falkland Islands.
b.  ^ All inhabited islands in the Falkland Islands.