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New Zealand – Cape Foulwind

Cape Foulwind is a promontory on the west coast of New Zealand southern island. It was previously named Rocky Cape by Abel Tasman, the first European to visit it, in 1642. The present name was bestowed by English explorer James Cook in 1770

after his ship Endeavour was blown a long way offshore from this point.

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Cape Foulwind seal colony. several New Zealand brown seals can be seen on the more protected rocks.

 

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