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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Cape Comorin

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A headland in the state of Travancore, forming the extreme southern point of the peninsula of India. It is situated in 8° 4' 20" N., 77° 35' 35" E., and is the terminating point of the western Ghats. The village of Comorin, with the temple of Kanniyambal, the " virgin goddess," on the coast at the apex of the headland, is a frequented place of pilgrimage.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Cape Comorin'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/c/cape-comorin.html. 1910.

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