Related to Finisterre Cape: Cape Horn
Fin·is·terre(fĭn′ĭ-stâr′, fē′nē-stĕr′rĕ), Cape
A rocky promontory of extreme northwest Spain on the Atlantic Ocean. Off the cape the British won two naval victories over the French (1747 and 1805).
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