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Cape – Glossary Definition

Cape – Glossary Definition

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Want the definition of cape? Learn the meaning of cape, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

Wondering about the definition of cape? Keep reading to learn the meaning of cape, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this geographical term!

definition of Cape Horn Chile
Cape Horn, Chile, located on the southern tip of South America. Taken by Wikimedia Commons user Buron 444. [Public Domain].

What is a Cape?

A cape, in geography, is a small version of a peninsula; usually long and narrow, capes often jut far out into a body of water.

More on Capes

Well-known examples of capes are Canada‘s Cape Breton Island, in Nova Scotia, and Cape Horn of Chile (as pictured above), located at the very bottom of the South American continent.

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