Southwest Atlantic Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMount Paget (2934 m/9625 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 Paget29349625South Georgia
2.Nordenskjöld Peak23557725South Georgia
3.Mount Carse23317649South Georgia
4.Mount Sugartop23237623South Georgia
5.Mount Roots22817483South Georgia
6.Mount Patterson21967205South Georgia
7.Mount Baume21256972South Georgia
8.Three Brothers20406693South Georgia
9.Mount Spaaman19416367South Georgia
10.Mount Brooker18816171South 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 Paget29349625South Georgia
2.Mount Belinda13754511South Sandwich Islands
3.Mount Usborne7052313Falkland Islands

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