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Cape Horn

Cape Horn is the southernmost point of South America, located in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. The cape was first rounded on January 26, 1616 by a Dutch expedition of Willem Schouten[?] and Jacob Le Maire. They named it Kaap Hoorn after the city of Hoorn, Schouten's birthplace.

Cape Horn is famous for the weather conditions that made it difficult to round in the days of sailing ships.

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