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Capo Altano a Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Capo Altano a Capo S. Marco (Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

Betweene Altano cape and Pecora cape the coast is high and rocky and peaks almost everywhere.

All this part of the coast is at short distance overwhelmed by small islands.

Between Pecora Cape and  Frasca Cape the coast is high, steep and healthy.

Gulf of Oristano, oval, opens between Frasca Cape and S. Marco Cape.

9/11/2012
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Entre le cap Altano et le cap Pecora la côte est élevée, rocheuse et presque partout à pic.

Toute cette partie de la côte est débordée à faible distance par des petits îlots.

Entre le cap Pecora et le cap Frasca la côte est élevée, escarpée et saine.

Le golfe d'Oristano, de forme ovale, s'ouvre entre le cap Frasca et le cap S. Marco.
9/11/2012
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Tra il capo Altano e il capo Pecora la costa è alta e rocciosa di picco quasi ovunque.

Tutta questa parte della costa è a breve distanza sopraffatta da piccole isole.

Tra Capo Pecora e Capo Frasca la costa è alta, ripida e sano.

Golfo di Oristano, di forma ovale, si apre tra Capo Frasca e Capo S. Marco.

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Flying distances - Direct line

Golfo di Oristano (W Sardegna)

Oristano gulf is entered between Capo Frasca and Capo di San Marco, 5,5 NM , NNW.
The gulf has low, sandy, and gently sloping shores. In places, there are several whitish sand dunes, with patches of vegetation, backed by extensive lagoons and marshes.
Alternating succession ...
8 Nov 12

Porto Palma (Flomentorgiu Sardegna)

In the last century, Porto Palma (Flomentorgiu) or Tonnara Flumentorgiu was a fishing village fished and work tuna, hence its name. This activity was then abandoned because it had become unproductive.

This is a small cove, very open, to the entrance of which there are many ...
7 Nov 12

Torre di Flumentorgiu (Arbus Sardegna)

Flumentorgiu tower, or Dei Corsari, belongs to the city of Arbus. It is conspicuous and very visible from seaward.

Built in 1500, it is 60 m above sea level, visible of  towers of San Giovanni of Sinis and Capo Pecora.
7 Nov 12

Capo Frasca (Arbus Sardegna)

Frasca cape is the N extremity of Piana di Santadi, a plateau, which rises perpendicularly from the sea and is covered with vegetation.
It is also the S extremity of the Oristano gulf.
A light is shown from a structure, 8m high, standing on the cape.From this cape lies a military ...
7 Nov 12

Baia di Portixeddu (Sardegna)

By fine weather, you can anchor, by 6 m,  in front of Portixeddu beach, separated from the beach of San Nicolo of Buggeru by the river Mannu mouth.
7 Nov 12

Capo Pecora (Sardegna)

Pecora cape is a small projection, 18 m high, wich is joined to the coast by a low tretch of land. It is dominated 1,3 NM to E by "del Gaurdiano" tip (478 m high).It is shaped by the constant action of water and Mistral.An above-water rock is W of the cape.Between Pecora cape and ...
7 Nov 12

Porto turistico di Buggerru (Sardegna)

Small marina located in the large Portixeddu bay tra Punta S. Nicolo e Capo Pecora. It is the only possible stop between Carloforte and Oristano. It is in Buggarru town.The Port is limited to yachts with shallow draft. The entrance and funds within the port are especially low because ...
7 Nov 12

Cala Domestica (Buggeru Sardegna)

Behind Rama tip is  a small deep bay which ends with a sandy beach. It is very picturesque and protected from S winds, but dangerously exposed to the Mistral.

If time permits, you can anchor in the cove splendid.

6 Nov 12

Punta Rama (Buggeru Sardegna)

Rama tip, 300 m high, limit, to the W, the small cove Domestica, narrow and rocky.It has a tower that used to guard the cove Domestica entrance where was a small port to embark minerals from various mines in the area.
6 Nov 12

La Caletta (Oristano Cabras Sardegna)

La Caletta is a small cove that lies at the base of the cliffs of Capo San Marco.Located to the interior of Oristano Gulf, it is a natural shelter from the strong winds of the mistral.
The small beach marks the transition from the dead sea to the sea alive.
La Caletta is part ...
12 Nov 12

Porto Flavia Nebida (Sardegna)

Porto Flavia is an abandoned mine site since recent decades.
Minerals came from Masua, long galleries allowed to carry in the rocky walls and ended directly in the holds of merchant ships moored under the rock wall. Porto Flavia was used for the shipping of minerals.Mining ceased ...
6 Nov 12

Laveria Lamarmora (Nebida Sardegna)

Lamarmora laundry, situated in a unique location and picturesque on the Nebida coast, was built in 1897 by the "Société anonyme Nebida."Its realization with sea view was necessary to facilitate the transport of minerals from the place of extraction of the peninsula, and have on ...
6 Nov 12
Local Area

Sardegna

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 ...
19 Oct 17

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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 ...
13 Mar 15

Archipelago del Sulcis (Sardegna)

The archipelago of Sulcis (Italian Arcipelago del Sulcis or Sulcitano) is a short distance from the coast of Sardinia, in the southwest, facing the province Carbonia Iglesias, to which the territory of the islands is connected.Con capo Altano si apre la zona dell'archipelago dei Sulcis.
The ...
4 Nov 12

Capo S. Marco a Capo Mannu S Nicolo (Sardegna)

Entre le cap S. Marco et le cap Mannu la côte est en générale basse. A 2,7 M au NW du phare de cap S. Marco la tour ronde Sevo est bien visible du large.
Devant cette partie de la côte se trouvent le rocher "Il Catalano" et l'îlot "Mal-di-Ventre".
Au NE du cap Manu se trouve ...
12 Nov 12
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