Falkland Islands, 1827

This is a French map from 1827. It identifies Port Egmont still, but Puerto de la Soledad has ceased to be marked. It uses an interesting mix of predominantly French and English names - often giving alternative names in the two languages. The sound is marked as Detroit Falkland or Carlisle Sound for example. It also marks the point in 1820 that the Uranus was shipwrecked off the islands.

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