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About Saunders Island



Saunders Island  is the fourth largest of the Falkland Islands, lying north west of West Falkland. The island is run as a sheep farm.

The island has an area of 131.6 km (50.8 sq mi) and a coastline of 106.8 km (66.4 mi). It is about 21 km (13 mi) from east to west and almost that distance from north-east to south-west. It consists of three peninsulas linked by narrow necks, and it has three large upland areas. The highest point, Mount Richards, is 457 m (1,499 ft) high.

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