("Good Cape") may refer to:
- a peninsula in far northeastern Tunisia, also known as Ras at-Taib (Arabic: الرأس الطيب),Sharīk Peninsula, or Watan el Kibli;
- the northernmost point on the peninsula, also known as Ras ed-Dar, and known in antiquity as the Cape of Mercury (Latin: Promontorium Mercurii).
Cape Bon from space (false color)
A French topological map, showing the Cape Bon peninsula and cape along the southern shore of the Gulf of Tunis
Settlements on the peninsula include Nabeul
, El Haouaria
, Menzel Temime
, and Beni Khalled
. Rivers include the Melah
. Mountains include Kef Bou Krim
(237 m or 778 ft), Kef er-Rend
(637 m or 2,090 ft), Djebel Sidi Abd er-Rahmane
(602 m or 1,975 ft), Djebel Hofra
(421 m or 1,381 ft), and Djebel Reba el-Aine
(328 m or 1,076 ft). Besides Cape Bon, other headlands on the peninsula are Ras Dourdas
and Ras el-Fortass
on the northern shore, Ras el-Melah
on the short eastern shore, and Ras Mostefa
and Ras Maamoura
on the southern shore.
- ^ - Britannica Concise
- ^ Sharīk Peninsula, Encyclopedia Britannica
- ^ Shaw, Thomas (1757). Travels, Or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant: Illustrated with Cuts. A. Millar in the Strand, and W. Sandby in Fleet-Street. p. 76.
- ^ Paul Lachlan MacKendrick, The North African Stones Speak (UNC Press Books, 1 Dec. 2000) p20.
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