Cape Horn
Cape Horn represents the southernmost point of the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago in southern Chile. Its first European name was Kaap Hoorn, Hoorn being the birthplace of Dutch navigator Willem Corneliszoon Schouten, who rounded it in 1616; the Horn's navigational treachery is legendary in sailing circles.1
  • 1. Cape Horn, Encyclop√¶dia Britannica Online.
Mentions of this place in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Cape Horn. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/cape_horn.html.

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