Falkland Sound

Falkland Sound

      strait in the South Atlantic Ocean, separating East and West Falkland (islands). It extends from northeast to southwest for 50 miles (80 km) and is 1 1/2 miles (in its narrowest passages) to 20 miles (2 km to 32 km) wide. Many small islands lie in the sound.

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