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Fear, Cape

Fear, Cape, the southern point of South Carolina, is situated at the southern extremity of Smith's Island, on Cape Fear river, at the mouth of which is a lighthouse, with a light fixed at the height of 110 feet. The river runs S.E., with a course of 250 miles, and is navigable for steamboats for half that distance.