The west coast, on the other hand, including both shores of the great south-western promontory, is minutely fretted into capes and bays, headlands and inlets of every size, and an island-group lies off each of the more prominent headlands from Land's End northward.
And S.E., between Capes Pillar (Desolation Island) and Horn, and for about 270 m.
Others, like Malte Brun (1803) and Supan (1903), take the loxodromes between the three capes and call the ocean to the south the Antarctic Ocean.
The Bight of Biafra, or Mafra (named after the town of Mafra in southern Portugal), between Capes Formosa and Lopez, is the most eastern part of the Gulf of Guinea; it contains the islands Fernando Po, Prince's and St Thomas's.
I have in my mind's eye the western, indented with deep bays, the bolder northern, and the beautifully scalloped southern shore, where successive capes overlap each other and suggest unexplored coves between.
Along the sea-board are twenty-two well-defined headlands or capes and about a score of bays or inlets, to mark which for navigators there are thirty-four lighthouses.
The action he fought off the capes of Virginia on the 16th of April was ill conducted, but his main purpose was achieved.
It consists of the coast lands lying between the capes named and of part of the northern portion of the Abyssinian plateau.
Wide between Capes Hicacos in Cuba and Arenas in Florida (Key West being a little over i oo m.
Between Capes Cala Figuera and Regana.