Answer: Capehorn
What is the tip of South America called?
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Cape Horn is often thought of as the southern tip of the South American continent but since the rising of ocean waters after the last ice age the contiguous landmass of the continent ends at the Straits of Magellan. South of here lies a series of islands of which Cape Horn and Diego Ramirez Islands are the southernmost.
A number of potential sailing routes may be followed around the tip of South America . The Strait of Magellan between the mainland and Tierra del Fuego is a major—although narrow—passage which was in use for trade well before the Horn was discovered.
The passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific at the south tip of South America is called the Strait of Magellan. What Cape is on South America? On the southern tip of South America is Cape Horn.
The southern tip of South America is known as Cape Horn. Cape Horn is infamous for being extremely treacherous both as a landing point an...