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Cala d'Oliva (I. Asinara - Sardegna)

Cala d'Oliva (I. Asinara - Sardegna)

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Oliva cove, located NE Asinara island, is recognizable by the remarkable constructions of the penal colony.

A round tower stands on the tip of the loop S. Cala d'Oliva was a military outpost since 1550, as evidenced by the old maps, was protected by an Aragonese tower and a cannon.

Its name comes from the olive trees in the area.

In 1885, to make way for health care facilities and prisons, were evicted its 500 inhabitants.
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L'anse d'Oliva, située au NE de l'île Asinara, est reconnaissable aux constructions remarquables de la colonie pénitentiaire.

Une tour ronde s'élève sur la pointe S de l'anse. La Cala d'Oliva était un avant-poste militaire depuis 1550,  comme en témoignent les cartes anciennes, elle était protégée par une tour aragonaise et un canon.

Son nom provient des oliviers présents dans la région.

En 1885, les 500 habitants ont été expulsés pour faire place à des établissements de soins de santé et des prisons.

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Joëlle
Cala d'Oliva (I. Asinara - Sardegna)
Cala d'Oliva era un avanposto militare fin dal 1550, come risulta dalle cartine dell'epoca; era protetta da una torre aragonese e da un cannone. Il suo nome deriva dalle piante di olivastro della zona. Nel 1885, per fare spazio alle strutture sanitarie e carcerarie, vennero sfrattati i suoi 500 abitanti.
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Joëlle
La cala di Oliva, situata a nord-est dell'Asinara, è riconoscibile per le costruzioni notevoli della colonia penale.

Una torre rotonda si trova sulla punta S della cala. Cala d'Oliva era un avanposto militare fin dal 1550, come risulta dalle cartine dell'epoca; era protetta da una torre aragonese e da un cannone.

Il suo nome deriva dalle piante di olivastro della zona.

Nel 1885, per fare spazio alle strutture sanitarie e carcerarie, vennero sfrattati i suoi 500 abitanti. 


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192°
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Punta Trabuccato (I. Asinara - Sardegna)

1.6nm
192°
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Faro dello Scorno (I. Asinara - Sardegna)

2.5nm
340°
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2.2nm
238°
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30nm
184°
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Isola Piana (Stintino Sardegna)

8.1nm
219°
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Passaggio Dei Fornelli (Stintino Sardegna)

7.6nm
221°
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8nm
218°
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Punta Negra (Stintino Sardegna)

8.9nm
210°
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8.7nm
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Local Area

Isola dell' Asinara (Sardegna)

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Sardegna North West

The Gulf of Asinara has no particular difficulty outside the Mistral blows particularly hard.
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Sardegna

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