Swan Point, Weddell Island

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Location
51°45'51"S
060°51'55"W
Country
 Falkland Islands
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Swan Point (Spanish: Punta Swan, Punta del Caballo) is the point on the southwest side of the entrance to Queen Charlotte Bay, forming the northeast extremity of Weddell Island in the Falkland Islands.The point is located at 51°45′52″S 60°51′55″W, which is 26.7 kilometres (16.6 mi) north-northeast of Race Point, 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) east of Loop Head and 17 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Dunnose Head, West Falkland. Swan Island was an early name of Weddell Island.

Maps

The Falkland Islands. Scale 1:401280 map. London: Edward Stanford, 1901 Falkland Islands Explorer Map. Scale 1:365000. Ocean Explorer Maps, 2007 Falklands Topographic Map Series. Scale 1:50000, 29 sheets. DOS 453, 1961-1979 Falkland Islands. Scale 1:643000 Map. DOS 906. Edition 3-OS, 1998 Map 500k--xm20-4. 1:500000 map of Weddell Island and part of West Falkland. Russian Army Maps (for the world) Approaches to the Falkland Islands. Scale 1:1500000 chart. Gps Nautical Charts, 2010 Illustrated Map of Weddell Island
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