Falkland Islands

  • Moshe Brawer

Abstract

The object of the only direct war in this century between a European power (Great Britain) and a South American state (Argentina) was the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas to the Argentinians), a small group of islands northeast of the southern tip of South America, about 480 kilometers (300 miles) off the mainland. The group consists of some 200 islands and islets with a total area of 12,030 square kilometers (4,700 square miles).

Keywords

Fishing Argentina Defend 

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List of Sources

  1. Phipps, C., What Future for the Falklands? London, 1977.Google Scholar
  2. Shackleton, E., Falkland Islands: Economic Study 1982. HMSO, London, 1982.Google Scholar

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© Carta, The Israel Map and Publishing Company, Ltd. 1991

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  • Moshe Brawer

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