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Caleta Turenne (Atacama N Chile)

Caleta Turenne (Atacama N Chile)

Characteristics

Description

Caleta Turenne (or Bahia Cisne) is to about 0,5 NM E between punta Totoral and to about 2 NM SSE of Punta Vial.

The cove offers a good anchorage, in 14,6 m, sheltered from the prvaling winds.

8/01/2013
Update
Joëlle
Caleta Turenne (ou Bahia Cisne) se trouve à environ 0,5 MN à l'E entre punta Totoral et à environ 2 MN au SSE de Punta Vial.

L'anse offre un bon mouillage, par 14,6 m, protégé des vents dominants.

8/01/2013
Update
Joëlle
Caleta Turenne (Atacama N Chile)
8/01/2013
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Flying distances - Direct line

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4.5nm
174°
Bahia Copiapo lies S Punta Vial up to punta Dallas, even more in S. It is bordered to the center by a sandy beach and by rocks at each end.
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Isla Grande (Atacama N Chile)

0.9nm
262°
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A heavy ...
8 Jan 13

Punta Vial (Atacama N Chile)

0.3nm
209°
Punta Vial closes S Caleta Turenne and is in front of isla Grande.
8 Jan 13

Punta Totoral (Atacama N Chile)

0.7nm
11°
Punta Totoral, S Punta Morro, is the N tip of Caleta Turenne.
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Punta Copiapo (Atacama N Chile)

5.3nm
172°
Punta Copiapo is a rocky point that is W of Puerto Viejo.A lighthouse is on the point.
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Bahia Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

13nm
30°
Bahia Caldera is located between Punta Francisco and Punta Caldera. Caldera town is S Caldera harbour, SE of the bay.The bay is protected from SW winds. Strong N winds sometimes send a heavy swell into Puerto Caldera, particularly in the S part of the harbor. The port is situated ...
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Punta Dallas (Atacama N Chile)

7.6nm
183°
Punta Dallas is composed of black rocks.Seen from the S, it appears as an island. Eastward of the point the land rises to a range of low sandy hills with rocky summits.At about 4 NM NNW of punta Dallas, is Roca Janequeo, with less than 1,8 over it.
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Punta Morro (Atacama N Chile)

7.9nm
It is the S tip of Bahia Inglese ( Bahia Inglese is of no use to navigation, it is exposed to N winds).Punta Morro is rocky and steep. It is the N end of a chain of mountains which extends SE from the point. Morro Copiapo lies about 1 NM S of Punta Morro.
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Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)

11nm
29°
Caleta Calderilla is about 2 NM S Punta Caldera lighthouse, between Punta Zorro and Punta Caldereta.

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1 Jan 13

Islote Jorge (Atacama N Chile)

12nm
24°
Islote Jorge are a group of small rocky islets located about 0.5 mile SW of Punta Caldereta.
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Punta Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

12nm
25°
Punta Caldera is the S point of puerto Caldera. The point is low, it is the W end of a small peninsula. A light is shown from Punta Caldera.Islote Centinela Blanco and Islote Centinela Negro are islets which stand on a reef extending up to 0.3 mile W of the point.
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Club de Yates de Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

12nm
32°
The yacht club of Caldera is SE end of Cadera bay, near a small quay.We moor on buoys.100 moorings
Draught max: 6 m length max: 25 m
1 Jan 13
Local Area

From Arica to Punta Lengua de Vaca (N Chile)

Along this coast there are many large and small bays, many points. Many islets and rocks border the coast.
Almost the entire length of the coast is invaded by a desert. The Andes Cordillera advances to the seaand gives a very high and steep coast. There are many natural harbors ...
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Pacific. The name Pacific, which means peaceful, was given to it by ...
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Bahia de Copiapo (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Copiapo lies S Punta Vial up to punta Dallas, even more in S. It is bordered to the center by a sandy beach and by rocks at each end.
Copiapo was once a shipping ore port, but it is no longer used such as such because of the poor anchorage and landing ...
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Bahia Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Caldera is located between Punta Francisco and Punta Caldera. Caldera town is S Caldera harbour, SE of the bay.The bay is protected from SW winds. Strong N winds sometimes send a heavy swell into Puerto Caldera, particularly in the S part of the harbor. The port is situated ...
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Bahia Salado (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Salado is located between Punta Salado and Punta Cachos to S.
The shores of the bay are generally fringed with rocks, most of which are above water.
There are several coves and inlets in this bay.
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