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Cape San Diego
- For other uses, see San Diego (disambiguation)
San Diego is a city in California, United States.San Diego may also refer to:- Argentina :* Cabo San Diego, the easternmost point of the Mitre Peninsula, on Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina- United States :...
is a cape located in Gongliao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
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. The cape is the easternmost point of the main Taiwan island, and also the easternmost cape of Taiwan. On May 5, 1626, a Spanish
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fleet reached the northeast tip of Taiwan and named the native village of Caquiunauan
(present Fulong) as San Diego. Later this name was extended to the nearby cape.
There is a lighthouse
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire, and used as an aid to navigation for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways....
situated on the Cape San Diego, called San Diego Light.