Islotes les Éclaireurs

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Islotes les Éclaireurs
Isla de los Lobos
Isla de los Lobos
Waters Beagle Channel
archipelago fire land
Geographical location 54 ° 52 ′  S , 68 ° 6 ′  W Coordinates: 54 ° 52 ′  S , 68 ° 6 ′  W
Islotes les Éclaireurs (Tierra del Fuego)
Islotes les Éclaireurs
Number of islands 8th
Main island Isla de los Lobos
Total land area 0.02 km²
Residents uninhabited

The Islotes les Éclaireurs are a collection of small islets in the Argentine part of the Beagle Channel near the Chilean border in the east of the Bay of Ushuaia . The Yámana call them Kashuna .

The islands were named after frigate captain Luis Fernando Martial , captain of the ship La Romanche on a French scientific expedition in September 1882.

The most famous island is Isla de los Lobos in the west of the group, also called Isla Alicia , to which various providers regularly offer ship and boat trips from Ushuaia. The Isla de los Lobos got its name from the sea ​​lions on it . There is also a breeding colony of cormorants . The Faro Les Éclaireurs lighthouse is on the northeastern island .

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