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Nordkyn

[nawr-kin, noo r; Norwegian nœr-kyn] /ˈnɔr kɪn, ˈnʊər; Norwegian ˈnœr kün/
noun
1.
Cape, a cape in N Norway, E of North Cape: northernmost point of the European mainland.
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  • We finally reached the high promontory which divides the Laxe from the Tana fjord, at the extremity of which is Nordkyn.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • I replied I wanted to go as far as the land went north of me, as far as Nordkyn.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • Midway between Nordkyn and Haparanda the snow was of great depth.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • I was now in latitude 69° 35', and within a few miles of the longitude of Nordkyn.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • But at last Nordkyn drew nigh, and at three o'clock the light became that of day, white and colourless.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor

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