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Cape Renard

Cape Renard is a cape forming the south side of the entrance to Flandres Bay and separating the Danco and Graham Coasts on the west coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Situated on the minor Renard Island just off the north extremity of Kiev Peninsula, ...

                                               

Cape Romain Lighthouses

Cape Romain Lighthouses are a pair of brick lighthouses on Lighthouse Island southeast of McClellanville, South Carolina. The lighthouses are on the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. They survived Hurricane Hugo that devastated the area. The ...

                                               

Cape St. Marys

The headland of Cape St. Marys is located at the southern tip of the south-western arm of the Avalon Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Cape St. Marys is probably one of the most well kn ...

                                               

Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick

Cape Tormentine is a village in southeastern New Brunswick, Canada. It is located on the Northumberland Strait at the Abegweit Passage, the shortest crossing between Prince Edward Island and the mainland. It once flourished as a transportation hu ...

                                               

Capo dOtranto

Cape Palascìa, commonly known as Capo dOtranto, is Italys most easterly point. It is situated in the territory of the Apulian city of Otranto, in the Province of Lecce at 40° 7 northing and 18° 31 easting.

                                               

Capo Passero

Capo Passero or Cape Passaro is a celebrated promontory of Sicily, forming the extreme southeastern point of the whole island, and one of the three promontories which were supposed to have given to it the name of "Trinacria."

                                               

Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. The Cape is formed by a particular white-gray granite, which is examined worldwide for its geologic characteristics.

                                               

Caraquet

Caraquet is a town in Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada. Situated on the shore of Chaleur Bay in the Acadian Peninsula, its name is derived from the Mikmaq term for meeting of two rivers. The Caraquet River and Riviere du Nord flow into th ...

                                               

Caraquet Bay

Caraquet Bay is situated in the northeast of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. It is bordered on the south by the town of Caraquet and the village of Bertrand, to the south by the parish of New Bandon, to the north by the village of Maisonn ...

                                               

Cat Cays

The Cat Cays are two islands in the Bahamas, North Cat Cay and South Cat Cay, approximately 10 miles south of Bimini. North Cat Cay is a privately owned island and is run as a private members club by the Cat Cay Yacht Club. South Cat Cay is curre ...

                                               

Channel-Port aux Basques

Channel-Port aux Basques is a town at the extreme southwestern tip of Newfoundland fronting on the western end of the Cabot Strait. A Marine Atlantic ferry terminal is located in the town which is the primary entry point onto the island of Newfou ...

                                               

Chanonry Point

Chanonry Point lies at the end of Chanonry Ness, a spit of land extending into the Moray Firth between Fortrose and Rosemarkie on the Black Isle, Scotland.

                                               

Cloch

Cloch or Cloch Point is a point on the coast of the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. There has been a lighthouse since 1797 to warn ships off The Gantocks.

                                               

Cocagne, New Brunswick

It was named after Cockaigne, a mythical paradise in medieval French literature. It is located at the mouth of the Cocagne River on the Northumberland Strait. William Francis Ganong identified the Mikmaq name as Wijulmacadie, referring to a plant ...

                                               

Collins Point

Collins Point is a small but prominent headland 1.4 km west-south-west of Fildes Point, on the south side of Port Foster, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It was charted by a British expedition under Foster, 1828–31. ...

                                               

Colonsay

Colonsay is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull. The ancestral home of Clan Macfie and the Colonsay branch of Clan MacNeil, it is in the council area of Argyll and Bute and has an area of 4.074 he ...

                                               

Conche, Newfoundland and Labrador

Conche is located on the sheltered southwest side of a small bay formed by the south side of a T-shaped peninsula, called the Conche Peninsula, which is joined to the mainland by a short, slender isthmus. Although the area mostly consists of stee ...

                                               

Coquet Island

Coquet Island is a small island of about 6 hectares, situated 1.2 kilometres off Amble on the Northumberland coast, northeast England.

                                               

Crookhaven

Crookhaven is a village in County Cork, Ireland, on the most southwestern tip of the island of Ireland. An out-of-season population of about sixty swells in the summer season to about four hundred, with the occupants of the seasonal holiday homes ...

                                               

Daedalus Reef

Daedalus Reef is a 400-meter-long and 100-meter-wide standalone reef in the Egyptian Red Sea situated about 90 kilometers from Marsa Alam. There is a small artificial island in the center of the reef, which hosts a lighthouse constructed in 1863 ...

                                               

Dalhousie, New Brunswick

Dalhousie is the shire town of Restigouche County and dates European settlement to 1800. The Town of Dalhousie has been through some very distinct periods between its founding in 1825 and today. Prior to 1825, few showed much interest in the nort ...

                                               

Island Davaar

Island Davaar or Davaar Island is located at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch off the east coast of Kintyre, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is a tidal island, linked to the mainland by a natural shingle causeway called the Dhorlin near Campbeltown ...

                                               

Deer Island (New Brunswick)

Deer Island is one of the Fundy Islands in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. It is at the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay. The island was first settled by colonists around 1770. Administratively it is in Charlotte County, New Brunswick, At 45 km 2, it is t ...

                                               

Dellys

Dellys is a small Mediterranean town in northern Algerias coastal Boumerdes Province, almost due north of Tizi-Ouzou and just east of the river Sebaou. It is notable for its Ottoman-era Casbah, two colonial-era lighthouses marking Cape Bengut, an ...

                                               

Division No. 1, Subdivision B, Newfoundland and Labrador

Division No. 1, Subdivision B is an unorganized subdivision on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is in Division 1 and contains the unorganized communities of Iona, Little Barasway, Placentia Junction, Point Verde and S ...

                                               

Dubh Artach

Dubh Artach is a remote skerry of basalt rock off the west coast of Scotland lying 18 miles west of Colonsay and 15 miles south-west of the Ross of Mull. A lighthouse designed by Thomas Stevenson with a tower height of 145 feet 44 m was erected b ...

                                               

Duncansby Head

Duncansby Head is the most northeasterly part of the British mainland, including even the famous John o Groats. It is located in Caithness, Highland, in north-eastern Scotland. The headland juts into the North Sea, with the Pentland Firth to its ...

                                               

Eday

Eday is one of the islands of Orkney, which are located to the north of the Scottish mainland. One of the North Isles, Eday is about 24 kilometres from the Orkney Mainland. With an area of 27 square kilometres, it is the ninth largest island of t ...

                                               

Egg Island (Bahamas)

Egg Island is an uninhabited island, officially an islet, comprising 800 m 2 in the Bahamas. Its thought to be named because of the supposed chickens owned by residents of other nearby islands who travel here to collect the eggs; however, there a ...

                                               

Eilean Bàn

Eilean Bàn is a six-acre island between Kyle of Lochalsh and the Isle of Skye, in the historic county of Ross and Cromarty in the Highland local government area. The Skye Bridge uses the island as a stepping-stone as it crosses the mouth of Loch ...

                                               

Eilean Musdile

Eilean Musdile is an islet, and lighthouse to the south west of Lismore in the Inner Hebrides. The island lies in the entrance to Loch Linnhe, separated from Lismore by a sound ¼ miles across. It is a low-lying rock, ten acres 4.0 hectares in siz ...

                                               

Elbow Cays

The Elbow Cays are uninhabited cays in the Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas. They are part of a reef shelf located at the northwestern end of the bank about 80 km off the Cuban coast and 130 km southeast of Key West, Florida. These cays are an excellent scu ...

                                               

Elie and Earlsferry

Elie and Earlsferry is a coastal town and former royal burgh in Fife, and parish, Scotland, situated within the East Neuk beside Chapel Ness on the north coast of the Firth of Forth, eight miles east of Leven. The burgh comprised the linked villa ...

                                               

Entrance Island (British Columbia)

Entrance Island is a small rocky island in the Strait of Georgia located 841 metres due north of Gabriola Island. Marine mammals such as harbour seals and Stellers sea lions use the island as a haul-out.

                                               

Loch Eriboll

Loch Eriboll is a 16 km long sea loch on the north coast of Scotland, which has been used for centuries as a deep water anchorage as it is safe from the often stormy seas of Cape Wrath and the Pentland Firth. It is named after the village of Erib ...

                                               

Escape Island

The island has an area of 27.33 hectares 68 acres, is located 5.0 kilometres 3 mi from the mainland, at the southern end of Jurien Bay, and has a maximum elevation of 12 metres 39 ft. The island is part of the Turquoise Coast islands nature reser ...

                                               

Esteiro Lighthouse

The Esteiro Lighthouse is an active Portuguese lighthouse located at Oeiras, about 10 km west of the centre of Lisbon, in parkland that also contains the National Stadium of Portugal. It is a rectangular masonry tower covered with white tiles. Th ...

                                               

Farol da Lapa

The first historical reference to the towns light sinal da Vila is from the 16th century. The light was located in the current location, named "Lugar do Facho" literally, place of the lighthouse, where the Lapa Church was built in 1770. In May 18 ...

                                               

Farol de Regufe

Farol de Regufe or Regufe Light is a lighthouse in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal, located in the city neighborhood of Regufe, origin of the lighthouses naming.

                                               

Farsi Island

Farsi Island is a tiny, barren Iranian island in the Persian Gulf. There is an IRGC Navy base on this island. The island has an area of about 0.25 km 2 and is restricted from the public. The center of Farsi Island is located at latitude 27° 59 36 ...

                                               

Fastnet Rock

Fastnet Rock, or simply Fastnet is a small islet in the Atlantic Ocean and the most southerly point of Ireland. It lies 6.5 kilometres southwest of Cape Clear Island and 13 kilometres from County Cork on the Irish mainland. Fastnet is known as "I ...

                                               

Fidra

Fidra is an uninhabited island in the Firth of Forth, 4 km north-west of North Berwick, on the east coast of Scotland. The island is an RSPB Scotland nature reserve.

                                               

Fife Ness

Fife Ness is a headland forming the most eastern point in Fife. Anciently the area was called Muck Ross, which is a corruption of the Scottish Gaelic Muc-Rois meaning "Headland of the Pigs". It is situated in the area of Fife known as the East Ne ...

                                               

Fladda, Slate Islands

Fladda is one of the Slate Islands, off the west coast of Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Fladda is an islet in the Sound of Luing, between Luing and Belnahua. The name Fladda originates from the Old Norse for flat island.

                                               

Flowers Cove

Flowers Cove is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The town had a population of 270 in the Canada 2006 Census. It is known for its thrombolite fossils.

                                               

Fort William (Robert Island)

Fort William Point is the conspicuous flat-topped rocky headland forming the northwest extremity of Coppermine Peninsula and Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. The point is a northwest entrance point of English Strait and fo ...

                                               

Gagetown, New Brunswick

Gagetown is a village in Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada. It is situated on the west bank of the Saint John River and is the countys shire town.

                                               

Gibalta Lighthouse

The Gibalta Lighthouse is an active Portuguese lighthouse located at Oeiras, about 10 km west of the centre of Lisbon. It is a white cylindrical tower with dome and red veins, with illumination being supplied by a red fluorescent light. It was re ...

                                               

Giraglia

Giraglia is a French island at the northern tip of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea, known for its powerful lighthouse and for the Torra di Giraglia, a Genoese tower, both of which are official historical monuments of France. The island is part o ...

                                               

Gonave Island

Gonave Island is an island of Haiti located west-northwest of Port-au-Prince in the Gulf of Gonave. It is the largest of the Hispaniolan satellite islands. The island is an arrondissement in the Ouest and includes the communes of Anse-à-Galets an ...