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Southwest Atlantic Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Paget (2915 m/9564 ft)
CountriesFalkland Islands (76%), South Georgia (24%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area15,664 sq km / 6,048 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent938 km / 583 mi North-South
2,223 km / 1,381 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 48' S; 58° 43' W
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Map of Southwest Atlantic Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Southwest Atlantic Islands.
Southeast South AmericaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Gran ChacoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern ParaguayLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierras de CordobaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         PampasLevel 3 (Sibling)
         UruguayLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern PatagoniaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southwest Atlantic IslandsLevel 3
                 Falkland IslandsLevel 4 (Child)
                 South GeorgiaLevel 4 (Child)
                 South Sandwich IslandsLevel 4 (Child)



Major Peaks of the Southwest Atlantic Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Paget29159564South Georgia
2.Mount Carse23307644South Georgia
3.Mount Belinda13754511South Sandwich Islands
4.Mount Ashley11453758South Georgia
5.Mount Usborne7052313Falkland Islands
6.Mount Adam6982290Falkland Islands
7.Clerke Rocks3311085South Georgia
8.Shag Rocks High Point71233South Georgia
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Paget29159564South Georgia
2.Mount Belinda13754511South Sandwich Islands
3.Mount Usborne7052313Falkland Islands



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