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Caleta Buena (Tarapaca N Chile)

Caleta Buena (Tarapaca N Chile)

Characteristics

Description

Caleta Buena, at the foot of a bluff about 3.5 miles SSE of the Isla Peninsula, is exposed but free from danger. Several rocks lie close off the shores of the cove and a rock, awash, lies about 151m offshore. 

Caleta Buena was formerly a place of shipment for nitrates, but the piers have been demolished and the buildings and installations are in ruins. The nitrate slides falling from the plateau S of the cove and a prominent cemetery at its N end serve as good marks.

Anchorage in 18/20 m, a little over 0.3 mile offshore.
The anchorage is somewhat protected from the S winds.

14/12/2012
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Joëlle
Caleta Buena (Tarapaca N Chile)
14/12/2012
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Joëlle
Caleta Buena se trouve au pied d'une falaise à environ 3,5 MN au SSE de Isla Peninsula. Elle est exposée, mais sans danger.
Plusieurs rochers se trouvent à proximité, au large des côtes de la baie et un rocher, submergé, se trouve à environ 151 m au large.

Caleta Buena était autrefois un lieu d'extraction et d'expédition de nitrate, mais les quais ont été détruits et les bâtiments et les installations sont en ruine. Le nitrate qui glissait sur le plateau S de l'anse et un cimetière au premier plan à l'extrémité N de l'anse sont remarquables. 

On peut ancrer par 18 à 20 m, à environ un peu moins de 0,3 MN de la côte.
Le mouillage est un peu protégé des vents du S.

14/12/2012
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Joëlle
Caleta Buena (Tarapaca N Chile)
14/12/2012
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Caleta Buena (Tarapaca N Chile)
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