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Broken Island
Broken Island is located in Falkland Islands
Broken Island
Broken Island
Location in Falkland Islands
Country Falkland Islands
Time zone UTC−3 (FKST)
If shown, area and population ranks are for all islands and all inhabited islands in the Falklands respectively.

Broken Island is one of the Falkland Islands, in Byron Sound, due north of West Falkland.

Geography and geology

The island gains its name from its terrain which contains many bays, and inlets. It has a central portion in a circular shape, with one spit extending to the west, and another to the east, in twisted fashion. It is shaped like and S on its side.

There are a number of small islets off it.

It is due south of Pebble Island and east of Golding Island.

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