Cape du Couedic
Cape du Couedic is the south-western point of Kangaroo Island, off the coast of South Australia. Cape du Couedic was named in 1803 by French explorer Nicolas Baudin in honour of his friend and famous French sea captain Charles Louis, Chevalier du Couëdic de Kergoualer (1740–1780) a French Naval Officer who commanded the frigate "La Surveilante" and was killed in naval activities against the British, in 1779. Mis-spelt Cape de Couedie on many maps. Cape du Couedic Lighthouse is located on the point.
- Cooper's 'French Exploration', "The Unknown Coast & Supplement" Pg 61-62 & 176-177 / 1:100 000 R641 Series - Edition 1 / 1:250 000 R502 Series - Edition 1
- Placenames Online South Australian State Gazetteer
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