June 15, 1580 English voyage around the globe Francis Drake rounded the Cape of Good Hope – the most south-western point of Africa. In our selection – the Most Distant Points of the World, who are so fond of visiting tourists. Cape of Good Hope, South Africa – the most extreme south-western point of Africa. Many mistakenly thought to be the southernmost point of the mainland. Cape Morrocco (or Cape Tarifa), Spain – the southernmost point of continental Europe. Key West, Florida – the southernmost point of the continental United States. Cabo da Roca, Portugal – the most westerly point of Europe. Cape Nordkyn, Norway – the northernmost point of continental Europe. Cape Piay, Malaysia – the southernmost point of mainland Asia. Cape Cabo Branco, Brazil – is located on the cliffs of the cape lighthouse, which is the sign of the eastern-most point of South America, but it is well established that in fact the extreme point is located near Cape Seixas. Cape Cheliuskin, Russia – the northernmost point of the Eurasian continent. Cape Frouord, Chile – the southernmost point of South America. Cape Byron, Australia – the easternmost point of the Australian continent.