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Cala del Faro (I Tavolara)

Cala del Faro (I Tavolara)



Cala del Faro, a cove where are facilities of the NATO radar base, lies on the S of Punta Timone. Here there is a ban on navigation is less than 500 meters from the coast, for reasons of military security.
La cala Del Faro, anse profonde, où est installée la base du radar NATO, se trouve au S de Punta Timone. Ici il est interdit de naviguer à moins de 500 m de la côte, pour raison de sécurité militaire.
La cala del Faro, profonda insenatura, con le installazioni della base radar NATO, è S da Punta Timone. Qui vige un divieto di navigazione a meno di 500 metri dalla costa, per motivi di sicurezza militare.
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Isola Tavolara (Sardegna)

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Isola Molara (Sardegna)

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Punta Timone (I. Tavolara)


The lighthouse of Punta Timone at the NE end of the island, is a white octagonal tower 7 m high. Its range is 15 NM. It is also equipped with a lantern reserve with a minimum range of 12 NM.
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Porto militare Base Nato (I. Tavolara)

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Punta Papa (I Tavolara)

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The lighthouse was built on the mountain falls steeply to the sea and it was therefore ...
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Isolotto Molarotto e scoglie Cervi (Sardaigne)

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Spalmatorre di Terra (I. Tavolara)

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Capo Ceraso (Olbia Sardegna)

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Local Area

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