Cape Chaunar is situated on the western coast of Africa, in the south of Morocco. Morocco (المغرب "al-Maghrib" officially the Kingdom of Morocco (المملكة المغربية is a country located in North Africa
It was called Cape Non, Cape Não, Cape Nam ("Cape No") by Portuguese mariners during the fifteenth century. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. It was considered the impassable limit for navigators, the non plus ultra beyond which no navigation could occur.
The thirteenth century Genovese navigators Vandino and Ugolino Vivaldi may have sailed as far as Cape Non before being lost at sea. Genoa ( Genova, ˈdʒɛːnova in Italian; Zena in Genoese and Ligurian; Genua in Latin and archaically in English Vandino (sometimes Vadino or Guido) and Ugolino Vivaldi (fl 1291 were two brothers and Italian explorers and merchants from Genoa In 1415, one of the exploring vessels sent by Henry the Navigator travelled 180 miles past Cape Non to Cape Bijander
The Infante Henrique Duke of Viseu ( Porto, March 4, 1394 – Sagres, November 13, 1460) pron The Chambers Book of Days was written by the Scottish author Robert Chambers and published in 1864