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 Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic continental shelf consisting of two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland, and a number of smaller islands.
The Falkland Islands are located at 51° 45′ 00″ S, 059° 10′ 00″ W. The Falkland Islands are a largely self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom but are claimed by Argentina to be part of its national territory.
The extra-provincial Anglican parish of the Falkland Islands is under the direct jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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 Falkland Islands travel guide - Wikitravel
The Falkland Islands [1] are a group of about 200 sub-antarctic islands in the south Atlantic Ocean, off the east coast of southern South America.
The Falklands are a UK Overseas Territory and are an associated territory of the European Union.
The Falklands is a victim of the Antarctic ozone hole, so it is important to wear sunscreen on sunny days during the early summer.
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 falkland islands map and map of he falkland islands and information page
As the British presence in the Falklands was reduced in the late 1970s, the Argentina military saw an opportunity, and subsequently invaded the islands on April 2, 1982.
Landforms The Falkland Islands, an archipelago comprised of two large islands and several hundred smaller ones, are ringed by a rugged coastline, and for the most part are hilly, rocky and covered with low shrubs and coarse grass.
Attractions: The Falkland Islands are certainly not considered a prime tourism destination; but for those that do venture to these remote islands, they report it to be an outdoor paradise for nature lovers.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/samerica/fk.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Falkland Islands Currency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Falkland Islands Company even offers its own credit card, which may be used in any of their retail outlets or in the Upland Goose Hotel.
The value of the Falkland pound is equal to that of British sterling, 100 pence to one pound, and both types of currency are in circulation in the Islands.
Falkland Island notes vary in colour, but have the same basic design - all depict penguins as well as carrying the Queen's head of course and the Islands' crest.
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 Antarctica Travel Guide, Falkland Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ask someone where the Falklands are and the answer you might get is that they are off the West Coast of Scotland, thousands of miles out in geographical terms, but very close in a lot of other ways.
The Falklands are geologically a part of Patagonia and the Scotia arc that stretches from the southern tip of South America via the Falklands, South Georgia, South Sandwich, South Orkney and South Shetland islands to join with the tip of the Antarctic peninsula.
The remoteness, difficulty of getting there not to mention the costs once there, mean that the Falklands come a definite second to many other places in the world as a destination in their own right.
www.coolantarctica.com /Travel/falkland_islands.htm   (824 words)

  
 Falkland Islands Shopping & Falkland Islands Exchange Rate | iExplore.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sweaters made from pure Falkland Wool and local art, jewelry made from Falkland Islands' pebbles, coins, stamps and books are also sold.
Falkland Islands Pound (FKP) and the British Pound Sterling (GBP; symbol £) = 100 pence.
British Pound Sterling cheques up to £50 from Barclays, Lloyds and Natwest banks can be cashed on production of a valid cheque card, but a fee will be charged.
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 Falkland Islands
In 1833 a British force expelled the few remaining Argentine officials from the island without firing a shot, and in 1841 a British civilian lieutenant-governor was appointed for the Falklands.
Colonial status was granted to the Falklands in 1892.
The Falkland Islands war ended ten weeks later with the surrender of the Argentine forces at Stanley to British troops, who had forcibly reoccupied the islands.
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 MercoPress - Falklands-Malvinas & South Atlantic News
Falkland Islands Tourist Board, Director, Connie Stevens shared with Mercopress some of the commonly recurring comments expressed by around 250 mainly cruise ship visitors who have been interviewed at some length by Tourist Board staff and make up the sample so far.
It would appear that visitors to Stanley from the larger cruise ships are less interested in fish and chips than in a good cup of tea, and that almost all would like more places in which to sit down and rest legs, which may be somewhat aged and unaccustomed to walking.
Stevens hopes she may be able to persuade the cruise ships to offer, though she is aware that this request may be in part attributable to the generally excellent weather that cruise ship visitors have so far enjoyed in Stanley.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=4876   (887 words)

  
 Falkland Pound, Currency of the Falkland Islands, FKP
The Falkland Pound is the official currency of the Falkland Islands.
A Falkland Pound equals that of a British Sterling.
Both the British Sterling and the pound are in circulation on the Islands.
www.gocurrency.com /countries/falkland_islands.htm   (243 words)

  
 Falkland Islands
5 Apr 1764 French settlement on East Falkland (Fort St. Louis).
25 Jan 1765 West Falkland Island claimed for Britain.
8 Jan 1766 British settlement on West Falkland (Port Egmont).
www.worldstatesmen.org /Falklands.html   (911 words)

  
 Travel Tips - Travel Informations about Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands are located 560km (350 miles) off the east coast of South America and consist of two main islands and hundreds of small outlying islands, amounting to about two and a half million acres (one million hectares).
GEOGRAPHY: The Falkland Islands are located 560km (350 miles) off the east coast of South America and consist of two main islands and hundreds of small outlying islands, amounting to approximately 3 million acres (1.2 million hectares).
Falkland Islands operate Summer Time from the the first Sunday in September to the third Sunday in April.
www.southtravels.com /america/falklandislands/traveltips.html   (2930 words)

  
 Pole to Pole:Falkland Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The money used is called Falkland Pound (like the British Pound).
The Falkland Islands are Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom, and the captial city is Stanley.
The vegetation in The Falklands is low shrubs, coarse grasses and ferns.
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 Falkland Islands - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
LOCATION AND GEOGRAPHY: The Falkland Islands are located to the northeast of Cape Horn and consist of two main islands, East and West Falkland as well as around 200 small islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.
CLIMATE: The Falkland Islands has a cold climate characterized by strong winds, particularly in the spring.
Following this, a formal ending of hostilities between Britain and Argentina was declared in Oct. 1989 and in Feb. 1990 the restoration of full diplomatic relations took place.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/falkland.htm   (357 words)

  
 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)(overseas territory of the UK; also claimed by Argentina) Economy - Flags, Maps, ...
Economy—overview: The economy was formerly based on agriculture, mainly sheep farming, but today fishing contributes the bulk of economic activity.
These license fees total more than $40 million per year, which goes to support the island's health, education, and welfare system.
Exchange rates: Falkland pound (£F) per US$1—0.6057 (January 1999), 0.5037 (1998), 0.6106 (1997), 0.6403 (1996), 0.6335 (1995), 0.6529 (1994); note—the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
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 Falkland Islands Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Falkland Islands Pound is equal to One Pound Sterling, with notes and coins being similar to those in the UK, except in their design.
Please note that Falkland Islands currency cannot easily be exchanged for sterling or other currencies outside the Islands.
There are no automatic cash machines however the bank hope to be able to provide cash against credit cards in the near future.
www.falklands.gov.fk /8c.htm   (243 words)

  
 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Economy 1990 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current ...
Overview: The economy is based on sheep farming, which directly or indirectly employs most of the work force.
To encourage tourism, the Falkland Islands Development Corporation has built three lodges for visitors who are attracted by the abundant wildlife and trout fishing.
Exchange rates: Falkland pound (LF) per US$1--0.6055 (January 1990), 0.6099 (1989), 0.5614 (1988), 0.6102 (1987), 0.6817 (1986), 0.7714 (1985); note--the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
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So far efforts to establish a domestic fishing industry have been unsuccessful.
In 1987 the government began selling fishing licenses to foreign trawlers operating within the Falklands exclusive fishing zone.
To encourage tourism, the Falkland Islands Development Corporation has built three lodges for visitors attracted by the abundant wildlife and trout fishing.
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 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Economy 1997 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current ...
To encouragetourism, the Falkland Islands Development Corporation has built three lodgesfor visitors attracted by the abundant wildlife and trout fishing.
The British Geological Survey announceda 200-mile oil exploration zone around the islands in 1993, and early seismicsurveys suggest substantial reserves capable of producing 500,000 barrelsper day.
Exchange rates Falkland pound (£F) per US$1 - 0.6023 (January 1997), 0.6403 (1996),0.6335 (1995), 0.6529 (1994), 0.6658 (1993), 0.5664 (1992); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
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 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands - city and port guide.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Port Stanley, Falkland East Falkland Islands - city and port.
Portstanley.com is a dedicated service to provide all the links and information on Port Stanley, located in Falkland East Falkland Islands, South America.
Port Stanley is a sea port lying on a shore of Atlantic Ocean.
www.offshorefalklands.com   (100 words)

  
 Official Falkland Islands portal, everything you need to know about the Falklands including a Falkland Islands ...
Official Falkland Islands portal, everything you need to know about the Falklands including a Falkland Islands interactive Map
British currency is accepted on the Islands, but you are asked to exchange this at the Bank as soon as possible after arrival for Falkland Islands currency.
There is no charge for exchanging Sterling for Falkland Islands currency or vice versa.
www.falklandislands.com /services/banking.asp   (281 words)

  
 Falkland Islands, Map and Flag
Falkland pounds per US dollar - 0.67 (2002), 0.69 (2001), 0.66 (2000), 0.62 (1999), 0.6 (1998); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
note: the primary port is located in Stanley Harbour and known locally as FIPASS (Falkland Interim Port and Storage System); the facility consists of seven permanently moored barges providing 300 meters of berthing space; it was installed by the military after 1982 and handed over to the Falkland Islands Government in 1988
British Forces Falkland Islands no regular indigenous military forces; (includes Army, Royal Air Force, and Royal Navy), Police Force
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 P13 Falkland Islands 1984 1 Pound Unc - Falkland Islands Currency
P13 Falkland Islands 1984 1 Pound Unc - Falkland Islands Currency
Please check the Falkland Islands Currency link on menu to the left, if it is listed there, we most likely have it.
If you have any question please contact us via e-mail.
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 Falkland Islands facts from ALS International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Falkland pounds per US dollar - 0.6764 (January 2001), 0.6596 (2000), 0.6180 (1999), 0.6037 (1998), 0.6106 (1997), 0.6403 (1996); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
British Forces Falkland Islands (includes Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, and Royal Marines), Police Force
defense is the responsibility of the UK Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
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 The World Factbook 2000 -- Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Climate: cold marine; strong westerly winds, cloudy, humid; rain occurs on more than half of days in year; occasional snow all year, except in January and February, but does not accumulate
Economy - overview: The economy was formerly based on agriculture, mainly sheep farming, but today fishing contributes the bulk of economic activity.
Exchange rates: Falkland pound per US$1 - 0.6092 (January 2000), 0.6180 (1999), 0.6037 (1998), 0.6106 (1997), 0.6403 (1996), 0.6335 (1995); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
www.exportinfo.org /worldfactbook/falklands_WFB.html   (759 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook 2002 -- Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
CIA - The World Factbook 2002 -- Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Falkland pounds per US dollar - 0.6981 (January 2002), 0.6944 (2001), 0.6596 (2000), 0.6180 (1999), 0.6037 (1998), 0.6106 (1997); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
This page was last updated on 19 March 2003
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 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
The economy has diversified since 1987 when the government began selling fishing licenses to foreign trawlers operating within the Falklands exclusive fishing zone.
Exchange rates: Falkland pound (#F) per US$1 - 0.6350 (January 1995), 0.6529 (1994), 0.6658 (1993), 0.5664 (1992), 0.5652 (1991), 0.5604 (1990); note - the Falkland pound is at par with the British pound
Branches: British Forces Falkland Islands (includes Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, and Royal Marines), Police Force
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