American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- CapeNordkyn The northernmost point of the European mainland, in northern Norway east of North Cape.
“North Cape, or rather Nordkyn, was called then Murmunski Nos (the Norman Cape).”
“Nordkyn, living among the Lapps, and later going in a fishing-boat off the coast of Finmarken for cod.”
“Midway between Nordkyn and Haparanda the snow was of great depth.”
“Nordkyn being the land's end, I could not go further north, so I retraced my steps southward.”
“This "Land of the Long Night" commences at Nordkyn, or the most northern point of the continent of Europe, -- or at North Cape, but five miles distant -- on the 16th of November.”
“Utsjoki I met some nomadic Lapps, who had a large herd of reindeer with them, and were willing to take me to Nordkyn.”
“I was now in latitude 69° 35 ', and within a few miles of the longitude of Nordkyn.”
“The people asked me whither I was bound, and I told them that I was going as far north as the Arctic Ocean, as far as Nordkyn.”
“North Cape and Nordkyn the sun disappears November 18th, and is not seen again till January 24th.”
“I had to travel nearly nine hundred miles before I could reach Nordkyn.”
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