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Location of Weddell Island in the Falkland Islands
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Satellite image of Weddell Island

Gull Harbour (former names States Harbour, Great Harbour) is the 1.3 km wide bay indenting for 2.8 km the east coast of Weddell Island in the Falkland Islands. It is entered north of Gull Point and south of Mark Point, and is centred at 51°53′56″S 60°53′20″W / 51.89889°S 60.88889°W / -51.89889; -60.88889Coordinates: 51°53′56″S 60°53′20″W / 51.89889°S 60.88889°W / -51.89889; -60.88889. The principal settlement of the island, Weddell Settlement, is situated at the head of the bay. Until the mid-nineteenth century Gull Harbour was known as Great Harbour.

Maps

  • The Falkland Islands. Scale 1:401280 map. London: Edward Stanford, 1901
  • Falkland Islands Explorer Map. Scale 1:365000. Ocean Explorer Maps, 2007
  • Falklands Topographic Map Series. Scale 1:50000, 29 sheets. DOS 453, 1961-1979

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