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2005-09-29 07:05:00

By Mary Milliken PORT HOWARD, Falkland Islands (Reuters) - First-time passengers think it must be a mistake as the 10-seater plane banks toward an undulating grass field maintained by munching sheep and littered by goose droppings. But this is indeed the Port Howard airport, gateway to West Falkland, an island with hundreds of thousands of sheep and 150 humans, where general stores open for a few hours a week and people make their own spare parts. It is a unique way of life that both the...