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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder North Cape, Prince Edward Island

North Cape, a cape, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Tignish. Its precise location is N 4704', W 6400'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to North Cape. You can also search for information on other communities.

Aerial Photographs

Aerial photography courtesy of AirScapes. All aerial photographs are available for sale, as prints or slides; please contact AirScapes for details. You can also see a complete list of aerial photographs of the Island.

Lighthouse - North Cape

Lighthouse - North Cape
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Lighthouse/Atlantic Wind Test Site - North Cape

Lighthouse/Atlantic Wind Test Site - North Cape
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Lighthouse/Atlantic Wind Test Site - North Cape

Lighthouse/Atlantic Wind Test Site - North Cape
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 5 aerial photographs of North Cape in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. We are constantly adding to our collection, and welcome your suggestions.

North Cape Lighthouse

North Cape Lighthouse
Credit: 2002 Jessica Strains, Illinois, USA
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Windmill at North Cape Wind Farm

Windmill at North Cape Wind Farm
Credit: (c) 2003 Patricia O'Brien
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The Northern Most Point of PEI

The Northern Most Point of PEI
Credit: 2003 Nancy Starno
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Windmill at North Cape

Windmill at North Cape
Credit: (c) 2003 Nancy Starno
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You can send us your own photos for inclusion here.

InfoPEI Listings

InfoPEI is a useful compendium of facts, addresses, pointers to businesses, governments and organizations and other reference information. To see InfoPEI information on North Cape, select a category and click GO.


Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of North Cape


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of North Cape and area.

Click on the map link: Show Map

Driving Distances and Times

To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for North Cape.

Statistical Information

History of the Name

The official history of the geographic name North Cape (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Formerly approved as North Point 3 Dec. 1946 on 21I/16.Changed to North Cape 3 Feb. 1971 on 21P/1 and 11M/4.Appears on 11M/4, which is published as part of 21P/1.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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