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Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)

Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)

Characteristics

Description

Caleta Calderilla is about 2 NM S Punta Caldera lighthouse, between Punta Zorro and Punta Caldereta.

Rocks wich extend up to 0,1 NM from each of these points narrow the entrance of the cove to about 0,3 NM.

A beacon is situated on Punta Zorro and a light is shown from Punta Caldereta.

The E and S shores of the cove are bordered by shallow water and dangers, which lie up to 0.3 mile offshore. Peninsula Ester, formerly Islote Ester, is connected to shore by a causeway and lies about 0.2 mile offshore in the S part of the cove.

An ore terminal is situated on the NE side of Peninsula Ester.
A pontoon pier, used for the production of fish meal, lies 0.5 mile NE of Peninsula Ester.

1/01/2013
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Joëlle
Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)
Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)
Calderilla cove
1/01/2013
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Joëlle
Caleta Calderilla se trouve à environ 2 MN au S du phare de Punta Caldera, entre Punta Zorro et Punta Caldereta.

Des rochers qui s'étendent à plus de 0,1 MN de chacun de ces points rétrécissent l'entrée de l'anse à environ 0,3 MN. 

Une balise se trouve sur punta Zorro et un phare se trouve sur Punta Caldereta.

Le rivage E et S de l'anse est bordé par des dangers et de l'eau peu profonde, qui s'étendent jusqu'à plus de 0,3 MN au large.

La péninsule Ester, islote Ester à l'origine, est reliée à la terre par une chaussée et s'étend à environ 0,2 MN au large dans la partie S de l'anse.

Un terminal minéralier se trouve situé sur le côté NE de la péninsule Ester.
Un quai utilisé pour la production de farine de poisson se trouve à 0,5 MN au NE de la péninsule Ester.

1/01/2013
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Joëlle
Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)
Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)
Punta Caldereta light
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