Coastal and Oceanic Landform (25. Headland)

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  • headland is a point of land.
  • Usually high.
  • Often with a sheer drop, that extends out into a body of water.
  • A headland of considerable size often being called a cape.
  •  A headland referred to as simply a head.

  • Cap-Vert, Senegal
  • Good Hope, South Africa
  •  Agulhas, South Africa
  •  Blanc, Mauritania

  •  Dezhnev, Russia
  • C Engano, Philippines
  • Indira Point,India
  • Kanyakumari,Tamil Nadu, India

  • Beachy Head, England
  • Cabo da Roca, Portugal
  • Cabo de São Vicente / Sagres, Portugal
  • Cap Gris Nez, France
  • Cape Arkona, Germany

North America
  • Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Chidley, Newfoundland and Labrador/Nunavut
  • Cape Columbia 
Hanauma Bay and Koko Crater at Koko Head, Oahu, USA
Hanauma Bay and Koko Crater at Koko Head, Oahu, USA

United States
  • Cape Canaveral, Florida
  • Cape Charles, Virginia
  • Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
  • Cape Fear, North Carolina
  • Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico

  • Cape Farewell, Greenland's southernmost point

Cape Farewell
Cape Farewell

South America

Cape Horn
Cape Horn

  • Cape Froward, Chile
  • Cape Horn, Chile, South America's southernmost point
  • Cape Virgenes, Argentina


  • Cape Leeuwin
  • Cape York
  • South East Cape
New Zeland

Cape Reinga,
Cape Reinga,

  • Cape Egmont
  • Cape Foulwind
  • Cape Reinga
  • East Cape

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