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Capo Bellavista a Capo Carbonara (Sardegna)

Capo Bellavista a Capo Carbonara (Sardegna)



Between Capo Bellavista and Capo Sferracavallo, 13 miles S, the coast alternates in high rocky stretches and low, sandy, and marshy stretches.

The coast between Torre di Porto Corallo and Capo Ferrato is low, sandy, and backed by salt water lagoons. It is fringed with shoals and should not be approached within 0.5 mile.

Between Capo Ferrato and Punta dei Cappuccini, 7 miles S, the coast is mostly low and sandy, but has rocky points in places.
Monte Nai and Monte Cannas, two cone-shaped peaks, dominate this stretch of the coast. A prominent road leading to the summit can be seen on the latter mountain.

Au S du cap Bellavista, les parties élevées et rocheuses de la côte alternent avec les parties basses, sablonneuses et marécageuses. Les caps se succèdent (cap Sferracavallo, Palmeri, S. Lorenzo).

Après le cap S. Lorenzo la côte est basse, sablonneuse et bordée d'étangs, sauf sur une longueur d'environ 3 M, immédiatement au S du cap S. Lorenzo où elle est rocheuse.

Le cap Ferratoporte porte un phare.
Au S de lapointe Cappuccini la côte est élevée et rocheuse.

L'île Serpentara déborde la côte à 1,7 M. L'île est prolongée au N par un haut-fond d'où émergent trois gros rochers.

Puis viennent la pointe Molentis (dei Molenti) et le port Giunco qui s'ouvre entre la pointe Molentis et le cap Carbonara.
S capo Bellavista, la costa alta e rocciosa si alternano con le parti inferiori, sabbiose e paludose. I capi si segono (capo Sferracavallo, Palmeri, S. Lorenzo).

Dopo il capo S. Lorenzo la costa è bassa, sabbiosa e circondata da laghetti, fatta eccezione per una lunghezza di circa 3 MN, immediatamente a S di Capo S. Lorenzo dove è rocciosa.

Il capo Ferratoporte ha un faro.
S di Lapointe Cappuccini la costa è alta e rocciosa.

L'isola di Serpentara al di là della costa a 1,7 M. L'isola si estende a N con una secca dove emergono tre rocce di grandi dimensioni.

Poi vengono la punta Molentis (dei Molenti) e il porto Giunco che si apra tra la punta Molentis e il capo Carbonara.

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Capo S. Lorenzo (Sardegna)

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 ...
12 Oct 12

Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)

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 ...
12 Oct 12

Cala di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

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.
12 Oct 12

Torre di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

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 ...
12 Oct 12

Marina di Porto Corallo (Villaputzu Sardegna)

It is a marina and a fishing harbour, to about 30 NM S Arbatax. The approach is not dangerous, tha Aragonese tower W side of the port is conspicious.

The entrance to the harbor and the depth were improved in 2000. However, the mouth of the wide river can cover in sand the entrance ...
18 May 13

Golfo di Quartu (Sardegna)

Quartu gulf lies between Foxi tower and S. Elia cape, in the Cagliari Gulf.It is not recommended to anchor in the Quartu bay.Ancorage is also prohibited in a strip between the bearings to 314 ° of Mezza Spiaggia tower and 316 ° to the S. Elia E end cape and extending to 7 NM of shore.
17 Oct 12

Golfo di Carbonara (Sardegna)

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 ...
15 Oct 12

Capo Ferrato (Muravera Sardegna)

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.
13 Oct 12

Santa Foxi Manna (Ogliastro Sardegna)

Beautiful bay whose white beach named from the wide mouth of the river that flows into it. It is 1 NM S capo Sferracavallo.Ancorage during good weather, sheltered of W winds.
12 Oct 12

Capo Sferracavallo (Ogliastra Sardegna)

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 ...
12 Oct 12

Scoglio di Sant Elmo (Sardegna)

A little off Turno Mount is S. Elmo rock, some hundred meters from the coast, less than 20 m deep.
This rock has the particularity of having, below the level of the sea, a small cave that can be explored by divers.
13 Oct 12

Golfo di Tortoli (Sardegna)

Gulf di Tortoli is entered between Isola dell’Ogliastra and Capo Bellavista, marked by a light, 2.5 miles S.
Winds from the NW and NE quadrants come up suddenly and blow with extreme violence in this vicinity.
They may last for 4 or 5 days and are preceded by whitish clouds ...
10 Oct 12
Local Area

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Capo Comino a capo Bellavista (Sardegna)

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Capo Coda Cavallo a Capo Comino (Sardegna)

From Coda Cavallo cape the coast is rather flat with large cultivated areas. The shores are generally low and sandy with beaches with very white.

SW Coda Cavallo Cape the port Brandinghi (Brandinchi) provides a good anchorage, except in cases of E winds. To access to anchorage ...
3 Oct 12

Golfo Spurlatta (Sardegna)

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