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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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.
A local maker of globally known Cape Horn offshore boats, Fabbro Marine, is set to launch construction on their new facility, Wednesday, at Santa Rosa Industrial Park East, in Milton.
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.
82 nautical miles in 24 hours as they approached Cape Horn.
82 nautical miles in just 24 hours as it approached Cape Horn on the fifth leg from New Zealand to Brazil.
Andrew Halcrow, 54, from Shetland, was left drifting helplessly on the 31ft Elsi Arrub west of Cape Horn at the weekend and had to be airlifted to safety.
In 1910 she was dis-masted off Cape Horn and limped to the Falklands.
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.
They were export stouts--dark, intense, high-gravity brews created especially to survive a long voyage like those around Cape Horn.
WHEN the nation celebrated Republic Day on Saturday, an Indian far away in the ocean was manoeuvring his boat rounding the Cape Horn, a feat akin to climbing the Mount Everest.
As a guidebook, it introduces readers to the miniature world of plants, fungi, and lichens that grow on Cape Horn trees, stones, and the forest floor.
2 Which 29-year-old became the first woman to sail solo around the world via Cape Horn in 1978?
They crossed the Northwest Passage, rounded Cape Horn, and observed seas and land affected by climate change.