Cape Canaveral
the US base in Florida on the Atlantic coast where spacecraft and rockets are launched by NASA. It has been used for this since 1947 and was named Cape Kennedy between 1963 and 1973.

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  • Cape Canaveral — from the Spanish Cabo Cañaveral , is a headland in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of that state s Atlantic coast 45 minutes East of Orlando by car. Known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973, it sits due east of Merritt… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Canaveral — bezeichnet: Cape Canaveral (Küstenabschnitt), einen Küstenabschnitt an der Ostküste Floridas, Vereinigte Staaten Cape Canaveral (Florida), eine Stadt an der Ostküste Floridas, Vereinigte Staaten Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cape Canaveral — Cape Canaveral, FL U.S. city in Florida Population (2000): 8829 Housing Units (2000): 6641 Land area (2000): 2.330758 sq. miles (6.036635 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016771 sq. miles (0.043436 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.347529 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cape Canaveral — Cape Ca|nav|er|al a ↑cape in Florida which is famous for the ↑Kennedy Space Center, where US spacecraft are sent into space. Cape Canaveral was formerly called Cape Kennedy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cape Canaveral — Cet article concerne la ville. Pour le cap, voir Cap Canaveral. 28° 23′ 18″ N 80° 36′ 13″ W …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cape Canaveral — noun a sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida; the site of a NASA center for spaceflight • Syn: ↑Cape Kennedy • Instance Hypernyms: ↑promontory, ↑headland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape Canaveral — n. (Cape Canaveral) cape in Florida (USA), site of John F. Kennedy Space Center (from 1963 to 1973 was called Cape Kennedy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cape Canaveral — Original name in latin Cape Canaveral Name in other language Cabo Canaveral, Cabo Caaveral State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 28.40584 latitude 80.60477 altitude 6 Population 9912 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Cape Canaveral — Sp Kanãveralo kyšulỹs Ap Cape Canaveral L kyš. ir kosminių skrydžių centras JAV (Florida) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Cape Canaveral — Cape′ Canav′eral n. geg Canaveral, Cape …   From formal English to slang

  • Cape Canaveral — Cape Ca|nav|er|al [ ,keıp kə næv(ə)rəl ] the home of the KENNEDY SPACE CENTER in Florida where U.S. space vehicles and missiles are built and sent into space …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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