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Elim Dune

Sossusvlei is a salt and clay pan surrounded by high red dunes, located in the southern part of the Namib Desert, in the Namib-Naukluft National Park of Namibia. The name "Sossusvlei" is often used in an extended meaning to refer to the surroundi ...

Aguçadoura Beach

Aguçadoura Beach is a very wide and extensive white sand beach of Povoa de Varzim, Portugal. It is located in the parish of Aguçadoura. Average popular among Portuguese and Northern Spanish surfers and the worlds first commercial wave power stati ...

Christmas Valley Sand Dunes

The Christmas Valley Sand Dunes are a natural sand dune complex covering 11.000 acres of public lands east of Christmas Valley in Lake County, Oregon, United States, about 100 miles southeast of Bend. The area is accessible via the Christmas Vall ...

Clatsop Plains

The Clatsop Plains are an area of wetlands sand dunes between the Northern Oregon Coast Range and Pacific Ocean in northwestern Oregon in the United States. They stretch from near the mouth of the Columbia River south to the vicinity of Tillamook ...

Devils stovepipe

A devils stovepipe or decomposition chimney is a hole formed when a tree, that has been buried by an encroaching sand dune, decomposes. Under certain conditions the bark will remain intact even after the core of the tree has rotted away. This cyl ...

Juno Dunes Natural Area

The preserve is located at 14200 U.S. Highway 1, near the town of Juno Beach. The entrance to the west tract is located on the west side of U.S. Highway 1, 1/2 mile north of Donald Ross Road. Juno dunes and includes the area of the coastal ridge ...

Little Sahara Recreation Area

The Little Sahara Recreation Area is a large area of sand dunes, hills and sagebrush flats located in the northeast corner of the Sevier Desert in Juab County in the west central part of Utah, United States.

Little Sahara State Park

Little Sahara State Park is a state park located in Oklahoma, named for its resemblance to the Sahara Desert.The vast dunes have formed over time from terrace deposits, remnants of prehistoric times when the Cimarron River flowed over the entire ...

Sand Mountain (Nevada)

Sand Mountain is a singing sand dune 20 miles east of Fallon, Nevada along U.S. Route 50. The dune is two miles long and 600 feet high. The sand originates from the ancient Lake Lahontan, that for the most part dried up 9.000 years ago. Sand Moun ...

Winnemucca Sand Dunes

The Winnemucca Sand Dunes are an area of sand dunes in Humboldt County, Nevada. While less than 100 feet tall, the dunes span an area of approximately 40 miles from east to west across the southern portion of the county. They are located north of ...

North Head, New South Wales

North Head is an Australian National Heritage listed headland which includes the North Head Quarantine Station and has been symbolically regarded by ships arriving in Australia since 1788 as the entrance to Port Jackson, New South Wales

Cabo Corrientes, Choco

Cabo Corrientes is a cape on the Pacific coast of Colombia in the Choco Department. Cabo Corrientes is located on the southern end of the Tribuga Bay. The Cape is located about 100 kilometers 62 miles to the North of Quebrada de Togoroma. The coa ...

Punta Gallinas

Punta Gallinas is a headland in northern Colombia. It is the northernmost point on the mainland of South America, and one of the extreme points of South America.

Cabo Corrientes, Cuba

Cabo Corrientes is a cape on the Guanahacabibes Peninsula in Pinar del Rio Province, in the west of Cuba. It is covered by a protected nature reserve. The cape has been the scene of various pirate encounters and shipwrecks. During World War II se ...

Cape Agrilia

Cape Agrilia, anciently Malea or Malia or Mania, Latin: Malia Promontorium, is the southeasternmost point of the island of Lesbos. It is also known as Agrelias. Directly opposite, on the mainland, Kane is now a Peninsula in Turkey, and Arginusae ...

Cape Araxos

Cape Araxos, also known as Cape Pappas, is a cape in the northwest of the Peloponnese in Greece. It is the northwesternmost point of Peloponnese and separates the Gulf of Patras from the Ionian Sea. It lies at a distance of 30 km west of the city ...

Cape Maleas

Cape Maleas, anciently Malea and Maleae or Maleai, is a peninsula and cape in the southeast of the Peloponnese in Greece. To distinguish it from the cape, the peninsula is sometimes referred to as "Epidavros Limira" peninsula, after the most prom ...

Storhofdi

Storhofdi is a peninsula and the southernmost point of Heimaey, the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago. It is claimed to be the windiest place in Europe, and holds the record for the lowest on land observation of air pressure in Eur ...

Diu Head

Diu Head or Diu Point is a headland in the Arabian Sea. It is located at the southern end of the Kathiawar Peninsula in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India, close to the town of Diu and 17 km southeast of Kodina ...

False Point

False Point is a low headland in the Bay of Bengal. It is located in the Kendrapara district of Odisha, India. The point derives its name from the circumstance that vessels proceeding up the Bay of Bengal frequently mistook it for Point Palmyras, ...

Cape Daiō

The lighthouse of Cape Daiō was built in 1927. It was damaged by aerial bombardment during the Pacific War 1941-1945 and by the passage of Typhoon Vera in 1959. The limestone structure visible in 2015 is a renovated version of the original dating ...

Cape Gyōbumi

Cape Gyōbu is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in the Iioka district of the city of Asahi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The cape is located at the very northern point of Kujūkuri Beach on the island of Honshu, and is protected as part of the Suigō-Tsukub ...

Cape Hachiman (Isumi, Chiba)

Cape Hachiman is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in the Ōhara area of the city of Isumi, in the southeast area of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. There are two Cape Hachimans located in close proximity to one another: Cape Hachiman in Isumi, and Cape Hachi ...

Cape Hachiman (Katsuura, Chiba)

Cape Hachiman is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in the city of Katsuura, in the southeast area of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. There are two Cape Hachimans located in close proximity to one another: Cape Hachiman in Katsuura, and Cape Hachiman a few ki ...

Cape Inubō

Cape Inubō is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in Chōshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The cape is near the midpoint of the Japanese Archipelago on the island of Honshū.

Cape Irōzaki

Cape Irōzaki is a headland on southernmost point on the Izu Peninsula on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is located within the borders of the town of Minamiizu, Shizuoka and is within the borders of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. The cape m ...

Cape Sunosaki

Cape Suno is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in the city of Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The cape is located at the southwestern point of Bōsō Peninsula on the island of Honshu, and marks the point between the inner and outer parts of the peni ...

Cape Taitō

Cape Taitō is a cape on the Pacific Ocean, in the city of Isumi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The cape is located at the very southern point of Kujūkuri Beach on the island of Honshu.

Cape Mesurado

Cape Mesurado, also called Cape Montserrado, is a headland on the coast of Liberia near the capital Monrovia and the mouth of the Saint Paul River. It was named Cape Mesurado by Portuguese sailors in the 1560s. It is the promontory on which Afric ...

Cape Palmas

Cape Palmas is a headland on the extreme southeast end of the coast of Liberia, Africa, at the extreme southwest corner of the northern half of the continent. The Cape itself consists of a small, rocky peninsula connected to the mainland by a san ...

Cabo Catoche

Cabo Catoche or Cape Catoche, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, is the northernmost point on the Yucatan Peninsula. It lies in the municipality of Isla Mujeres, about 53 km north of the city of Cancun. According to the International Hydrograp ...

Punta Maroma

Punta Maroma is a beach located in Mexicos easternmost state, Quintana Roo, on the Yucatan Peninsula. The beach of Punta Maroma faces the Caribbean Sea. The beach of Punta Maroma is located in the Solidarity of the municipal formation at 20°4416" ...

Punta Eugenia

Punta Eugenia is a headland in the Mulege Municipality, and is the westernmost point on the mainland of the state of Baja California Sur. To its north west lie Isla Natividad, Cedros Island and the Islas San Benito. Picture of ocean currents and ...

Cabo Rojo (Mexico)

Cabo Rojo is a barrier of quartzite sand deposited adjacent to the coast of the Mexican state of Veracruz, about 55 km south of the city of Tampico, Tamaulipas. It encloses the brackish lagoon called Laguna de Tamiahua. It is located in the munic ...

Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas, or simply Cabo, is a resort city at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. As of 2015, the population of the city was 81.111 inhabitants. Cabo San Lucas together with San Jo ...

Cape Chaunar

Cape Chaunar, Cap Uarsig, Cape Nun, Cap Noun, Cabo de Não or Nant is a cape on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in southern Morocco, between Tarfaya and Sidi Ifni. By the 15th century it was considered insurmountable by Arabs and Europeans, thus res ...

Cape Malabata

Cape Malabata is a cape located about 6 miles east of central Tangier, Morocco, facing the Strait of Gibraltar. The cape features a lighthouse and a medieval-style castle that was built in early 20th century.

Cape Spartel

Cape Spartel is a promontory in Morocco about 1.000 feet above sea level at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, 12 km West of Tangier. Below the cape are the Caves of Hercules.

Cape Three Forks

The cape is a large mountainous promontory of North Africa into the Mediterranean Sea. For centuries, this cape has provided both a nautical landmark and a maritime hazard for ships in the Alboran Sea. The Spanish exclave of Melilla surrounds a s ...

Achilles Point

Achilles Point is a rocky point on the headland at the eastern end of the small sandy beach named Ladies Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. The name Te Pane o Horoiwi can also sometimes refer to the whole headland between St Heliers and Tamaki River est ...

Point Britomart

Point Britomart, named Te Rerenga Ora Iti by Māori, was a headland in the Waitematā Harbour, in Auckland, New Zealand. Located between Commercial Bay and Official Bay, the point was later quarried away to produce fill for land reclamation in Mech ...

Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers / Te Kauwae-a-Māui is a headland at the southeastern extremity of Hawkes Bay on the east coast of New Zealands North Island and sits at the end of an 8 kilometres peninsula which protrudes into the Pacific Ocean. It is 20 kilometr ...

Marsden Point

Marsden Point lies 30 kilometres southeast of Whangarei and around 140 kilometres from Aucklands CBD. It forms the south-eastern tip of the entrance to the Whangarei Harbour on the east coast of Northland, New Zealand. The larger the area of Mars ...

Cape Reinga / Te Rerenga Wairua

Cape Reinga is the northwesternmost tip of the Aupouri Peninsula, at the northern end of the North Island of New Zealand. Cape Reinga is more than 100 km north of the nearest small town of Kaitaia. State Highway 1 extends all the way to the cape, ...

Whangarei Heads

Whangarei Heads is a locality and promontory on the northern side of the Whangarei Harbour in Northland, New Zealand. Whangarei is 29 km to the north-west, and Ocean Beach is 8 km to the south-east, with Taurikura between the two. Mount Manaia ri ...

Young Nicks Head

Young Nicks Head is a headland at the southern end of Poverty Bay in New Zealands North Island. It is commonly associated with the discovery of New Zealand by Captain Cook. The area is also cited as the landing place of the Horouta and Te Ikaroa- ...

Sorkapp (Jan Mayen)

Sorkapp is the southernmost point of Jan Mayen, located at the southern extreme of the island. The cape is some 455 km east of eastern Greenland, 910 km west northwest of mainland Norway and 550 km northeast of northeastern Iceland.

Morro Solar

Morro Solar is a headland, situated in the district of Chorrillos, to the south of Lima, Peru. Morro Solar is notable for being a site of the Battle of San Juan and Chorrillos between Peruvian and Chilean forces in 1881. Notable landmarks include ...

Cape Espiritu Santo

Cape Espiritu Santo is the northeastern point of the Northern Samar and the northernmost point of Samar Island. It was named Cabo Espiritu Santo by early European explorers, since it was discovered on the Feast of the Holy Spirit. It is also the ...

Poro Point

Poro Point, also known historically as San Fernando Point, is a headland and peninsula located in the city of San Fernando, La Union, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It projects northwesterly about 3.2 kilometres into the South China S ...