Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (FAL) are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf, located 900 miles from the South American mainland.  The population (3,500 approx.) consists primarily of native-born Falkland Islanders, the majority of British descent. Sometimes referred to as one of the last great wilderness destinations in the world, the Falkland Islands have a unique natural environment.