Cape Fligely

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Coordinates: 81°50′35″N 59°14′22″E / 81.84306°N 59.23944°E / 81.84306; 59.23944

Cape Fligely is located on the northern tip of Rudolf Island in Franz Josef Land.

Cape Fligely (Russian: Мыс Флигели; Mys Fligeli) is the northernmost point of Europe, Eurasia, Afro-Eurasia and Russia and is 911 km from the North Pole. It is located on the northern shores of Rudolf Island, Franz Josef Land, Russian Federation.

This cape was first visited on 12 April 1874 by Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition and named after Austrian cartographer August von Fligely (1811–1879).

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