The earth and its inhabitants The earth and its inhabitants ..  earthitsinhabita293recl Year: 1893  CHAPTER XVIIL    FALKLAND ISLANDS AND SOUTH GEORGIA. HIS archipelago, which rises from the Atlantic depths at a distance of 340 miles to the east of Magellan Strait, bears an English name, though not that of its English discoverer. The islands were first sighted by Davis in 1592, and he was followed in 1594 by Hawkins, who passed this way on his plundering expedition to the coast of Chili, and named the group the ' Maiden Islands,' in honour of Queen Elizabeth. Then came the Dutchman, Sebald de
RMT0TP7JThe earth and its inhabitants The earth and its inhabitants .. earthitsinhabita293recl Year: 1893 CHAPTER XVIIL FALKLAND ISLANDS AND SOUTH GEORGIA. HIS archipelago, which rises from the Atlantic depths at a distance of 340 miles to the east of Magellan Strait, bears an English name, though not that of its English discoverer. The islands were first sighted by Davis in 1592, and he was followed in 1594 by Hawkins, who passed this way on his plundering expedition to the coast of Chili, and named the group the ' Maiden Islands,' in honour of Queen Elizabeth. Then came the Dutchman, Sebald de