Cape Froward (southernmost point of mainland South America)

Cape Froward (southernmost point of mainland South America)


Punta Arenas, Chile (CL)
Cape Froward is the southernmost point on the mainland of South America. It is located in the North shores of Magellan Strait, being the southern tip of the Brunswick Peninsula; in Chilean territory.

It was the English corsair, Thomas Cavendish, in January 1587, who named the place, after the climate's roughness with rains and winds.
Cape Froward is the southernmost point on the mainland of South America. It is located in the North shores of Magellan Strait, being the southern tip of the Brunswick Peninsula; in Chilean territory.

It was the English corsair, Thomas Cavendish, in January 1587, who named the place, after the climate's roughness with rains and winds.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
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