Cape Hawke
Cape Hawke is a coastal headland in Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

 on the New South Wales
New South Wales
New South Wales is a state of :Australia, located in the east of the country. It is bordered by Queensland, Victoria and South Australia to the north, south and west respectively. To the east, the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which forms part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales...

 coast, just south of Forster
Forster, New South Wales
Forster is a large coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Great Lakes Council LGA, about north-north-east of Sydney. It is immediately adjacent to its twin, Tuncurry, which is the smaller of the two towns...

/Tuncurry and within the Booti Booti National Park
Booti Booti National Park
Booti Booti National Park is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, , by road, north-north-east of Sydney.The first European to inhabit the area was a Captain J. Gogerly who sailed from Forster to Sydney with loads of timber. He and some of his family are buried in the park...


The cape was named by Captain Cook when he passed it on his Endeavour voyage on 11 May 1770, honoring Edward Hawke who was First Lord of the Admiralty.
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