North Cape


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

North Cape

1. The northernmost point of North Island, New Zealand, projecting into the southern Pacific Ocean.
2. A promontory on an island of northern Norway west of Cape Nordkinn. It is considered the northernmost important extremity of the continent of Europe.

North Cape

n
1. (Placename) a cape on N Magerøy Island, in the Arctic Ocean off the N coast of Norway
2. (Placename) a cape on N North Island, New Zealand
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
The Malay Archipelago is of about the size of Europe from the North Cape to the Mediterranean, and from Britain to Russia; and therefore equals all the geological formations which have been examined with any accuracy, excepting those of the United States of America.
They were those which treat of the haunts of sea-fowl; of "the solitary rocks and promontories" by them only inhabited; of the coast of Norway, studded with isles from its southern extremity, the Lindeness, or Naze, to the North Cape -
When he and the girl went north to Ellesmere Land in the year of the Wonderful Open Winter, he left the picture-story with Kadlu, who lost it in the shingle when his dog-sleigh broke down one summer on the beach of Lake Netilling at Nikosiring, and there a Lake Inuit found it next spring and sold it to a man at Imigen who was interpreter on a Cumberland Sound whaler, and he sold it to Hans Olsen, who was afterward a quartermaster on board a big steamer that took tourists to the North Cape in Norway.
At the same time, he was a gentle, amiable sort of an individual, and, even on our first encounter in Prussia I had contrived to draw him out, and he had told me that he had just been to the North Cape, and was now anxious to visit the fair at Nizhni Novgorod.
Offering an enchanting collection of seven- and 14-day itineraries to the Norwegian Fjords, the Baltic, Iceland and North Cape, Nieuw Statendam will visit some of the most scenic and culturally rich ports in the region.
Overruling Michigan's exceptions to the report and recommendation of the special master assigned to the case, the Court held that the "boundary line between the States of Ohio and Michigan in Lake Erie follows a line drawn from the point in Maumee Bay where the north cape of that bay was located in 1836 on a course having a bearing North 45[?
See the magnificent North Cape and Norwegian Fjords for less than PS72pp a night with a 14-night cruise on Crown Princess.
From the dirt and gravel of South Africa and the dunes of Dubai, to the muddy fields of Cheshire near its factory at Crewe, and from -30C in the frozen North Cape to searing 50C desert heat, the Bentayga's ability to perform on any surface and even in the most extreme conditions has been proven.
The 96-day trip took in France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Sweden before finishing at North Cape.
They cover various topics in depth: Galicia's Finisterre and Coast of Death, at the end of the road: reflections on Finistere in France, Land's End in Cornwall, pilgrimage to the edge: Lough Derg and the moral geography of Europe and Ireland, North Cape in the land of the midnight sun, where North America ends, and Finis Terrae: the end-of-the-world imaginary in Argentina's Tierra del Fuego.
As with all North Cape books, there are plenty of historical and detail photographs, as well as line drawings and tables that illustrate the points.
The 9,500 gross ton liner, operated by Cruise & Maritime Voyages, carrying 520 passengers was returning from a Northern Lights cruise to the North Cape, off northern Norway back to Avonmouth, near Bristol.

Full browser ?