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Cabo Orange (N Brazil)

Cabo Orange (N Brazil)

Characteristics

Description

Cabo Orange (cape Orange) is a cape on the N coast of Brazil, separated from the coast of French Guiana by a large bay watered by the estuary of the Oyapock River Cape Orange is the northernmost point of the Brazilian state of Amapá. It is located in an area of tidal marshland protected in Cabo Orange National Park.
Cape Orange is indeed the northernmost point of the Brazilian coast; the cape's western coastline ends at the Oyapock estuary, whose mouth marks the end of the Brazilian coast.

A light is shown from a green metal, tripod structure standing on the N edge of Banco Orange, 3.5 miles NNE of Cabo Orange.
10/01/2016
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Localisation

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Sites around Cabo Orange (N Brazil)
Flying distances - Direct line

Îles du Salut (French Guiana)

81nm
309°
Îles du Salut, 3 in number, are  located about 7 NM NE of Pointe Charlote.Ile du Diable, the northernmost, is 40m high. Ile Royale, 66m high, is the largest and westernmost, while Ile Saint-Joseph, only 30m high, is the southernmost.

On a clear day, the islands are visible ...
20 Jan 16

Île Saint-Joseph (French Guiana)

81nm
309°
Anchorage can be taken in the bight formed by the S side of Ile Royale and the W side of Ile Saint-Joseph.
20 Jan 16

Devil's Island

81nm
310°
Île du Diable part of Salut islands is better known as Devil's Island. The total area is 0.62 km2 (62 hectares) The islands were used as a penal colony from 1852 onwards, earning them a reputation for harshness and brutality. This system was gradually phased out and has been completely ...
20 Jan 16

Ile Royal (French Guiana)

81nm
309°
Anchorage can be taken in the bight formed by the S side of Ile Royale in depths of about 9m soft mud, good shelter from the swell, and good holding .ground.

Caution: Alouette Bank, covered with 4.8m of water, lies about 1.7 miles NNW of Ile Royale. Depths of 3.5 to 5.5m lie ...
20 Jan 16

Port of Saint laurent du Maroni (French Guiana)

162nm
293°
Port NW French Guiana, on the east bank of the Maroni River opposite Albina, Suriname. It was formerly headquarters of the country’s penal colonies and the site of the largest prison, closed in 1944. Apart from its port facilities, local economic activities include sawmilling, ...
21 Jan 16

Pointe Française ou Pointe des Hattes (French Guiana)

163nm
299°
Pointe des Hattes marks the N limit of the French Guiana and the separation with Suriname country.
20 Jan 16

Cabo Norte (Amapa Brazil)

190nm
149°
Cabo Norte is the limit  of the estuary of the Amazon river. It is 19 NM from Ilha Jipioca.
The cape is low, wooded, and slightly higher than the neighboring coast.
11 Jan 16

Marina Waterland Resort

223nm
289°
Marina opened in 2012 on the Surinam river offering 12 berths.
2 Jun 19

New Amsterdam (Guyana)

373nm
287°
Ferry port .
8 May 11

Port of Cameta (Para Brazil)

418nm
162°
Stands on the W bank of the rio Tocantins, about 90 NM from Belem. The town is built on the river bank and is an important trade center. The tidal range is about 3m; the current attains a rate of about 2.5 knots.
11 Jan 16

Port of Vila Do Conde (Para Brazil)

394nm
154°
Vila do Conde has a causeway extending 450m from the shore leading to a jetty which serves an aluminum factory. The outer berth is 292m long and is used for handling bulk cargo. The inner berth is 251m long and is used for handling general cargo and aluminum ingots. The depths alongside ...
17 Sep 19

Port of Belem (Para Brazil)

396nm
152°
The port of Belem is the most important commercial port on the N coast of Brazil. The port is situated on the E bank of the Rio Para about 70 miles from its mouth. Communication is maintained with all inland Amazon ports.

This is the best port at which to enter Amazonia, but ...
11 Jan 16
Local Area

N Brazil

Brazil is the only country in the world that lies on the equator while having contiguous territory outside the tropics. It occupies a large area along the E coast of S. America.
Brazilian territory also includes a number of islands and islets. Brazilian pleasure slowly takes off. ...
6 Apr 15

SW Atlantic Ocean

Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord.On y trouve la dorsale Médio-Atlantique,avec, en vis-à-vis des éléments de reliefs mentionnés,le bassin Brésilien , profond de 6000 à 7000 m, et le bassin Argentin, profond de 5000 ...
23 Mar 15

Ilha de Maraca and ilha Jipioca (Amapa Brazil)

Maracá Ecological Station is an ecological station some 5 km offshore of the Brazilian town of Amapá, in the state of the same name, Amapá. The ecological station is entirely located on the 2 adjacent islands Ilha: de Maracá do Norte and Ilha ...
11 Jan 16
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