Froward, Cape

Froward, Cape
geographical name headland S Chile N of Strait of Magellan; southernmost point of mainland of South America at about 53°54′S

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  • Strait of Magellan — The Strait of Magellan (also called the Straits of Magellan or the Magellanic Strait) comprises a navigable sea route immediately south of mainland South America and north of Tierra del Fuego. The waterway is the most important natural passage… …   Wikipedia

  • Headland — A headland is an area of land adjacent to water on three sides. A large headland may also be called a peninsula. Long, narrow and high headlands may be called promontories. When headlands significantly affect the ocean currents they are often… …   Wikipedia

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