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The Falkland Islands from space

Image captured on 23 November 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, on board 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, on board 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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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2019 at 12:27 PM EST