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The Falkland Islands From Space

Image captured on 23 November 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

Falkland Islands

True-color image showing the Falkland Islands from space, acquired on 23 November 2019 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite.

The Falkland Islands (or Islas Malvinas in Spanish) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. They are a British overseas territory (BOT) under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the United Kingdom.

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