Cape Horn


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a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)

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"All of our Antarctica and Cape Horn cruises include four days of Antarctic Peninsula scenic cruising, immersing guests in the best of the stunning ice-bound destination."
Geoff Porter will attempt a solo flight next month by flying across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, from the UK to the Falkland Islands via Alaska and Cape Horn.
Goodall lost her mast in the Southern Ocean around 2,000 miles west of Cape Horn near the southern tip of South America on Wednesday.
A BRITISH yachtswoman is stranded 2,000 miles off Cape Horn after taking "a hammering" in a storm.
Summary: Kochi (Kerala) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian Navy's first all-women crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, which was flagged-off from Goa in September, has rounded the Cape Horn through the Drake Passage, early Friday morning.
1978: Naomi James arrived back at Dartmouth in her Bermuda sloop Express Crusader after 267 days to become the first woman to sail around the world via Cape Horn.
1978: Naomi James arrived back at Dartmouth in her Bermuda sloop Express Crusader after 267 days, to become the first woman to sail around the world via Cape Horn.
1972: The Range Rover is the first vehicle to drive the full length of the Americas from Alaska to Cape Horn, including the near-impassable Darien Gap.
Photo album "This original album of photos was taken by my uncle Graham Hayes MC before the war, when he sailed round the world via Cape Horn. He signed on as crew just for the adventure."
This stunning, 4000 miles long stretch of South American coast is awe-inspiring, from the rockhopper penguins who inhabit the ferociously cold waters of Cape Horn, to the elephant seals in the north battling in the heat of the desert.
PATAGONIA - EARTH'S SECRET PARADISE BBC2, 9pm Santiago Cabrera narrates a glimpse at the rarely seen South America wilderness, home to a range of creatures from the Andes Mountains to Cape Horn. Cameras reveal the secret lives of pumas and hummingbirds, soar with condors over glacial peaks and explore monkey puzzle forests.
And don't forget their new speed record for the season," he added of the 550.82 nautical miles they sailed in 24 hours as they approached Cape Horn last week.
Azzam travelled 550.82 nautical miles in just 24 hours as it approached Cape Horn on the fifth leg from New Zealand to Brazil.
My great-grandfather, Capt John James of Aberaeron, Ceredigion, was so impressed by this port that he decided to take his wife with him on a trade voyage around Cape Horn in 1880, returning 12 months later.