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The last piece of land before Antarctica, Cape Horn could be the loneliest place on Earth.

Overlooking the clipper route that connected New Zealand to Europe, it also holds the record for most ships lost at sea. Ten thousand sailors have drowned in these waters, far away from any thought of rescue.

More southerly than Stewart Island by 1110km, its location at the bottom of South America has earned it the name “Fin del Mundo” or “End of the World” by Chilean sailors.

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