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Cape Horn and other stories from the end of the world

by Coloane, Francisco

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Published by Latin American Literary Review Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile),
  • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
    • Subjects:
    • Coloane, Francisco, 1910- -- Translations into English,
    • Tierra del Fuego (Argentina and Chile) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction,
    • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Selected and translated from several Spanish collections.

      Other titlesCape Horn.
      Statementby Francisco Coloane ; translated & with an introduction by David A. Petreman.
      SeriesDiscoveries
      ContributionsPetreman, David A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ8097.C55 A26 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862273M
      ISBN 100935480501
      LC Control Number90019924
      OCLC/WorldCa22629637

      Scrapbook The End of the World is Nigh: The History of Cape Horn by Jill Dickin Schinas, published in January Cape Horn, viewed from the Atlantic. The wind blew hard from the south-west, driving up great waves. Not since they left the northern hemisphere had the ship ridden seas this big – but far from being afraid or dismayed her captain was ecstatic.   ON NOVEMBER 5, , some 2, miles west of Cape Horn, a monster wave picked up Jean-Luc Van Den Heede’s foot sailboat and pitched it end over end, knocking the sleeping skipper against the Author: Cassidy Randall.

      All the latest breaking news on Cape Horn. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Cape Horn. The Central Pacific Railroad and the Legend of Cape Horn. Book Review Folio, The Quarterly Journal of Patrice Press, February , Vol. 15, No. 1. pp. Edson T. Strobridge, The Central Pacific Railroad and the Legend of Cape Horn, , , published by the author, Live Oak Lane, San Luis Obispo, Cal., , phone , e-mail .

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Cape Horn and Other Stories from the End of the World (Discoveries) Paperback – October 1, by Francisco Coloane (Author) › Visit Amazon's Francisco Coloane Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this 5/5(1). Cape Horn was discovered and first rounded in by the Dutchman Willem Schouten, who named it Kaap Hoorn (help info) after the city of Hoorn in the decades, Cape Horn was a major milestone on the clipper route, by which sailing ships carried trade around the world.

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Authorhouse,   Injust a few years after Columbus famous discovery, the Copernican theory of the universe had yet to be articulated, and the telescope was still one hundred years into the future. Had they known of the travails of Cape Horn, they might not have left.

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Given the wildness of the waters and the winds that plague the oceans surrounding this landmass, it is little wonder that it wasn’t discovered until the beginning of the 17 th century.

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Cape Horn: the end of the world. And yet we managed to go there, to this tiny piece of land far away from the rest of the world Cape Horn was discovered quite late in history.

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