- Cape Blanco (Oregon)
Cape Blanco is a prominent headland on the
Pacific Oceancoast of southwestern Oregonin the United States, forming the westernmost point in the state. It contests with Cape Alavain Washingtonfor the title of westernmost point in the contiguous United States. This contention is due to land shifts and measurement anomalies. Most sources believe Cape Alava is more westerly.
It is located in northern Curry County, approximately 5 mi (8 km) north of Port Orford, along a mountainous and isolated stretch of the coast bounded to the east by the Coast Range. The cape is part of
Cape Blanco State Park. The cape is the location of the Cape Blanco Light, first lit in 1870.
Jules Verne's early Science Fiction book The Begum's Millions, a Utopiancommunity named Ville-France is established in 1872 on the South Oregonbeach. Verne gives the location of this fictitious community as "eighty kilometres north of Cape Blanco".
Cape Blanco State Airport
* [http://www.portorfordoregon.com/blanco.html Cape Blanco Lighthouse]
* [http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_62.php Oregon State Parks: Cape Blanco State Park]
* [http://www.capeblanco.org/ CapeBlanco.org: Cape Blanco Light]
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