The Malvinas Islands (in English, Falkland Islands) is an archipelago located on the continental shelf of South America, within the epicontinental sea sector of the South Atlantic Ocean belonging to the sea Argentinian. The shortest distance from the Malvinas Islands to the American continent lies between the Mintay rock in the southwest of Beauchene Island and Cape San Juan on the island of the States, at a distance of 356.4 km. The main town of the Malvinas Islands is Puerto Argentino (Stanley in English), this is located on the eastern coast of Soledad Island. Zoom In. Full HD.