Counting is to begin in a referendum over whether the Falkland Islands should remain British.
Islanders started voting on Sunday in the poll that is being staged in response to increasing demands from Argentina, which calls the territory Las Malvinas, for sovereignty negotiations.
The tiny community is expected overwhelmingly to vote in favour of retaining its status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom and the results are due to be announced in the early hours of Tuesday.
Outside observers have been monitoring the referendum in order to prove it is free and fair but the result is unlikely to appease Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who is desperate to use the issue to improve her ailing domestic popularity.
In January, she wrote an open letter to David Cameron, urging the Prime Minister to abide by a 1960 UN resolution calling on members to "end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations".