National Geographic : 1988 Mar
WELCOME WITH A WARNING greets passengers at Mount PleasantAirport. Before claiming baggage, arrivalsmust attend a lecture that includes a firsthand look at an antitank mine and a smaller antipersonnelmine. Difficult to find and dangerousto disarm, some 15,000 mines riddle the landscape, threateninghumans and livestock. South S British: 1765-70 Spanish: 1770-71 British: 177f74 Atlantic Ocean Penguin tanleyv Built: 1843-44 Capital: 1845 Argentina occupied April 2-June 14,1982 a,,,,,,la atu u,,u o,.uay I -r Sea Lion Islands O 30 km '° 0 I_ I_ , 30 MILES TO I I BEAUCHENE ISLAND 0 30 mi NGSCARTOGRAPHICDIVISION DESIGN:JOHNW. LOTHERS RESEARCH:MARGUERITEB. HUNSIKER;PRODUCTION:ELLENJ. LANDSMAN Jason Tk Islands , :s '