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Capo Monte Santu (Orosei Sardegna)

Capo Monte Santu (Orosei Sardegna)



Cape Monte Santu (Monte Santo) is a rocky massif that separates Tortoli of Orosei. It rises perpendicularly from the sea.

Nearby is the Grotta dei Colombi accessible by sea.
In these waters is also the wreck of a cargo 50s.

The coast between Capo di Monte Santu and Capo Bellavista is high, rocky, and inaccessible for the first 6 miles, then it becomes low and sandy.

Capo Monte Santu (Orosei Sardegna)
Le cap de Monte Santu (Monte Santo) est un promontoire massif qui sépare Tortoli d'Orosei. Il tombe à pic sur la mer.

A proximité se trouve la Grotta dei Colombi accessible par voie maritime.
Dans ces eaux se trouve également l'épave d'un cargo des années 50.

La côte entre le cap de Monte Santu et le cap Bellavista est haute, rocheuse et inaccessible pendant les 6 premiers miles, puis elle devient basse et sablonneuse.

Capo Monte Santu (Orosei Sardegna)
2010:07:08 16:20:13
Capo Monte Santu (Monte Santo) è un massiccio promontorio che divide Tortolì da Orosei. Spetta ripidamente verso il mare.

Nelle vicinanze si trova la Grotta dei Colombi raggiungibile via mare.
In queste acque si trova anche il relitto di un mercantile degli anni 50.

La costa tra capo di Monte Santu e capo Bellavista è alta, rocciosa e inaccessibile durante i primi 6 km, poi diventa bassa e sabbiosa.

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