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Elephant Jason Island

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Elephant Jason Island

Elephant Jason within the Jason Islands (Falkland Islands)
Elephant Jason
Pan de Azucar
Elephant Jason
Elephant Jason shown within the Falkland Islands
Country Falkland Islands
Island group Jason Islands
Named for English: Island of elephant seals
 • Total 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Time zone FKST (UTC−3)
If shown, area and population ranks are for all islands and all inhabited islands in the Falklands respectively.

Elephant Jason is one of the Jason Islands in the north west Falkland Islands.[1] In Spanish, it is considered one of the "Islas las Llaves" (eastern, Seal Rocks and North Fur Island);[2] such a distinction does not exist in English between the two groups of the islands. It is named for the elephant seal.


  1. ^ Strange, Ian (1983) The Falkland Islands
  2. ^ "THE TOPONYMY OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS AS RECORDED ON MAPS AND IN GAZETTEERS" (PDF). Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 

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