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Discover San Carlos Settlement in Falkland Islands

San Carlos Settlement in the region of Falkland Islands (general) is a town located in Falkland Islands - some 52 mi or ( 83 km ) West of Stanley , the country's capital .

Interactive map of San Carlos Settlement

Local time in San Carlos Settlement is now 08:36 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Stanley " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: and Stanley. When in this area, you might want to check out Stanley . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in San Carlos Settlement ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Ajax Bay Falkland Islands

0:46 min by swordfishradio
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Some time spent at the old field hospital at Ajax Bay also know as The Red and Green Life Machine. ..

A Couple of Minutes in Stanley

3:25 min by johncull
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John Cull visits Stanley in the Falklands Islands ..


Ajax Bay Falkland Islands

0:32 min by swordfishradio
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More footage from my afternoon wander around Ajax Bay ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Blue Beach Military Cemetery at San Carlos

Blue Beach Military Cemetery at San Carlos is a British war cemetery in the Falkland Islands holding the remains of 14 of the 260 British casualties killed during Falklands War in 1982. It is situated close to where 3 Commando Brigade had its initial headquarters after landing on 21 May 1982. Up until 1982 all British serviceman killed in action were buried and commemorated as close to the place of death as possible and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission managed these graves.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -51.57 -59.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: British military memorials and cemeteries, Cemeteries in the Falkland Islands, Conflicts in 1982, Falklands War, Falklands War locations

HMS Antelope (F170)

HMS Antelope was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy that participated in the Falklands War. Her keel was laid down 23 March 1971 by Vosper Thornycroft in Woolston, Southampton, England. Initial budget costs for this class were £3.5 million, with final costs exceeding £14 million. She was commissioned on 17 July 1975, and was the only unit of the class never to be fitted with Exocet launchers.

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Located at -51.55 -59.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1972 ships, Falklands War naval ships of the United Kingdom, Maritime incidents in 1982, Protected Wrecks of the United Kingdom, Ships sunk by aircraft, Shipwrecks of the Falklands War, Southampton-built ships, Type 21 frigates

Sussex Mountains

The Sussex Mountains are in the west of East Falkland. They are at the south east edge of San Carlos Water, and north shore of Grantham Sound. Across the valley to the north are the Rodeo Mountains. They are effectively an extension of the Wickham Heights. British forces had to cross these in order to get to Goose Green during the Falklands War.

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Located at -51.63 -59.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Mountains of East Falkland

San Carlos Water

Not to be confused with the San Carlos River. San Carlos Water is a bay/fjord on the west coast of East Falkland, facing onto the Falkland Sound.

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Located at -51.51 -59.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Bays of East Falkland

Battle of San Carlos (1982)

The Battle of San Carlos was a major battle between aircraft and ships that lasted from 21 to 25 May 1982 during the British landings on the shores of San Carlos Water (which became known as "Bomb Alley") in the 1982 Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas). Low-flying land-based Argentine jet aircraft made repeated attacks on ships of the British Task Force.

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Located at -51.51 -59.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Aerial operations and battles of the Falklands War, Argentine Air Force, Argentine Naval Aviation, Battles of the Falklands War, British Army in the Falklands War, Falklands War locations, Naval aviation operations and battles