Cape of Good Hope

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The Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope is a place near the far south end of Africa. It is a well known area for ships that pass to the east in the sea between southern Africa and Antarctica. It is in the country of South Africa.

The first person from Europe to see it was the Portuguese man Bartolomeu Dias. He saw it in 1488 and named it the "Cape of Storms".

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