Agulhas, Cape

Agulhas, Cape
geographical name headland Republic of South Africa in S Western Cape province; southernmost point of Africa, at 34°50′S, 20°E

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Agulhas, Cape — Cape, southernmost point of the African continent. Its name, Portuguese for needles, refers to the rocks and reefs that have wrecked many ships. The cape s meridian of 20°E is the official boundary between the Indian and Atlantic oceans. * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Agulhas, Cape — cape, S South Africa; southernmost point of Africa …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Agulhas,Cape — A·gul·has (ə gŭlʹəs), Cape A rugged headland of South Africa, the southernmost point of Africa. Its meridian, longitude 20° east, marks the division between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. * * * …   Universalium

  • Agulhas, Cape — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cape Agulhas — (Portuguese: Cabo das Agulhas , Cape of Needles ) is the geographic southern tip of the African continent, commonly thought to be the nearby Cape of Good Hope, and is defined for hydrographic purposes to be the dividing point between the Atlantic …   Wikipedia

  • cape — cape1 caped, adj. /kayp/, n., v., caped, caping. n. 1. a sleeveless garment of various lengths, fastened around the neck and falling loosely from the shoulders, worn separately or attached to a coat or other outer garment. 2. the capa of a… …   Universalium

  • Agulhas — is a coastal village in the Western Cape province of South Africa, and the southernmost settlement on the mainland of Africa. It is situated at Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa.Although many believe that Cape Point, which is further… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Point — is a promontory at the south east corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and very scenic landform that runs north south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South… …   Wikipedia

  • Agulhas Long-billed Lark — De Hoop Nature Reserve Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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