Juan Fernández IslandsJuan Fer·nán·dez Islands
group of three islands in the South Pacific, c. 400 mi (644 km) west of, & belonging to, Chile: c. 69 sq mi (179 sq km)
Juan Fernandez Islands
An island group belonging to Chile, in the southeast Pacific Ocean west of Valparaíso, Chile. Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor and the inspiration for Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, lived on one of the islands from 1704 to 1709.