Cala di Murtas, also also known under the name of cove Quirra, bordered by a long sandy beach, lies between the tower and Cape S. Lorenzo. The cove is dominated by the ruins of the castle Quirra which stood on 296 m high hill.
Le château de Quirra
L'anse di Murtas, connue aussi sous le nom d'anse de Quirra, bordée d'une longue plage de sable, s'étend entre la tour et le cap S. Lorenzo. L'anse est dominée par les ruines remarquables du château de Quirra qui s'élèvent sur la colline haute de 296 m.
La tour Murtas, au S du cap Palmeri, domine le rivage. Quelques rochers rougeâtres émergent à l'E de la tour
Attention, devant le centre de l'anse, le rocher de Quirra (Chirra), haut de 12 m, entouré de quelques autres rochers, émerge à l'extrémité W d'un banc couvert de 4 m d'eau.
Cala di Murtas, chiamata anche cala di Quirra, delimitata da una lunga spiaggia di sabbia, si trova tra la torre e Capo S. Lorenzo. La baia è dominata dalle rovine del castello Quirra che sorgeva sulla collina alta di 296 m.
Torre de Murtas
Torre de Murtas
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Murtas tower, stands 7 miles S of Torre San Giovanni di Sarrala, fortification of the Kingdom of Sardinia, is located on a hill overlooking the beautiful beach of Murtas. The tower has the characteristic shape of a truncated cone with different openings and dome. It was built between ...
The islet di Quirra (scoglio di Murtas) is located in front of Quirra castle, between Murtas tower and S. Lorenzo cape. It is 12 m high and is surrounded by smaller rocks. It is 12 NM SSE of Murtas tower and 1 NM offshore.From the NNE, this islet appears reddish with a whitish top.A ...
San Lorenzo cape is identified by the round tower that Stands at 184 m. It is dark and rocky.From the cape, the coast, for a distance of 3 miles to the S, is backed close inland by a chain of hills with flattened conical summits. This stretch of the coast is fringed with shoals and ...
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Sferracavallo cape is located N just after Coccorrocci beach and immediatly before Fosi Manna beach, to S.Capo Sferracavallo is a rocky promontory, covered with low vegetation. It is dominated by the tip Cartuccedu (598 m high). Ferru Mount (875 m high) is 2NM NW Cape and it is also ...
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Capo Ferrato, a steep and whitish promontory, 51 m, rises to Monte Ferru, 299m high and fall steeply on the sea. This conical hill stands 1.5 miles inland and is surmounted by a prominent white, tower, 10 m high.
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Carbonara gulf is located between Carbonara cape and Boi cape, in the Cagliari gulf, on its E side.Depending on the wind,we anchor on the W or E side of the bay. This large bay, rock and sand bottom, is very pretty and very crowded in summer. NW of Carbonara cape, Carbonara Bay ...
Du Cap Ceraso au Cap Coda Cavallo: Le Cap Ceraso est dominé par le mont Mandriolo qui porte à son sommet un signal en forme de tronc de pyramide. Le cap est débordé à l'E et au SE par des rochers et des hauts-fonds. Ces dangers sont balisés à leur extrémité NE par une bouée ...
Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean. Sardinia was made a self-governing region of Italy in 1948. Sardinia offers coves and beaches relatively quiet. In the North as in the South the sailor will find there many anchorages. The northern beaches are ...
La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge. Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
In front of Capo Comino is a rock clearly visible from the north or south. The coastline is dotted with shoals that some places extend more than half a mile offshore: they are dangerous for coastal navigation.
The Ruja island is a good shelter to the sirocco.Orosei gulf opens ...
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