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Tirant profit du commerce regional, notamment comme plaque tournante du commerce de la soie et de l'argent entre la Chine et le Japon (47), l'edification de la ville n'en fut pas moins redevable a la liberte de negociation commerciale etablie a l'est du Cap Comorin (actuel Sri-Lanka) suite a un decret royal de 1515 (48).
This global geography surfaces in the text in references to places such as the Condesa de Trifaldi's realm of Candaya, which falls in southeast Asia "entre la gran Trapobana y el mar del Sur, dos leguas mas alla del cabo Comorin" (2.38:841).
Nowadays this Cape of Hindustan Peninsula is called Cape Komari (Comorin) (Kindersley 2005).
The fishermen were stranded for 15 days at the Indian Ocean and floated close to Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin), the southernmost tip of Indian Peninsula, when an Indian fisheries trawler spotted the marooned party and promptly rescued them, thereafter handing them over to the Kanyakumari coast guard.
(14) The name also occurs further south 'in the vicinity of Cape Comorin'.
(49.) Bhat identifies Malaya with the "southern part of the western Ghats from the Nilgiris to Cape Comorin," and mentions its association with the Pandyas in the Mahabharata.
Before reaching Kanyakumari, we made a slight detour to see the Vattakottai Fort, taking in the views of the blue sea and Cape Comorin from far.
Our first sightseeing trip took us through the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu to the Land's End of India, Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin).
Cobra Road: Kyber to Cape Comorin by Trevor Fishlock (John Muray, pounds 8.99)
History holds few records of such jubilation as was witnessed that day from the Himalayas to Cape Comorin. Our Municipal Council caught the inspiration.