Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Cape Verde

Cape Verde (Port. Cabo Verde, Green Cape), the most westerly point of the African coast, lies, between the Senegal and Gambia rivers in lat. 14° 43' N., long. 17° 34' W. The name was given to it by Portuguese discoverers owing to the cluster of tail baobab trees that crown the headland.