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Gough island

Gough island

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Description

Gough Island ( historically as Diego Alvarez) is a volcanic island rising from the South Atlantic Ocean to heights of over 900 m above sea level. Gough Island is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha, which in turn is a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena. It is uninhabited except for the personnel of a weather station (usually six people). It is one of the most remote places with a constant human presence.
4/09/2009
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Mega06
L'île Gough aussi connue sous le nom de Diego Alvarez - est une des îles de l'archipel britannique Tristan da Cunha, située dans le sud de l'Atlantique Sud.
4/09/2009
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Mega06
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Localisation

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Nightingale Island

209nm
325°
Nightingale Island is an island in the South Atlantic Ocean, 3 km² in area, part of the Tristan da Cunha group of islands. They are administered by the United Kingdom as part of the overseas territory of Saint Helena.
4 Sep 09

Tristan da Cunha island

218nm
330°
All visiting vessels should seek advice from the Harbourmaster on a safe anchorage position (GPS: Lat 37
03.10S/Long 12 18.60W or Lat 37 03.04S/Long 12 17.85W) in the open anchorage below the Settlement (max depth 100m ? 50m due to shelving bottom).No visas are required. All visitors ...
5 Sep 09

Inaccessible Island

220nm
324°
Inaccessible Island is an extinct volcano, 14 km². It is a territory of the United Kingdom, although throughout its history it has had no permanent population. Together with Gough Island, it is a protected wildlife reserve which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
4 Sep 09

Jamestown Ile de Ste Hélène

1479nm
Mouillage dans + ou - 12-15 m., sauf un seul petit espace où il est possible de mouiller dans 8m. plus près de la rive.Ile magnifique, habitant courtois, service de bateaux taxi et plusieurs belles randonnées pédestre qu'il ne faut pas manquer.
31 Jul 11

Simonstown

1397nm
74°
Small port protected by a breakwater.
12 Feb 12

Houtbay

1397nm
74°
12 Jan 08

Cape Town

1405nm
74°
Harbor protected by a breakwater.
12 Feb 12

Dassen Island

1401nm
72°
Magnifique réserve naturelle et une zone protégée abritant plusieurs colonies de pingouins.
31 Jul 11

Saldanha Bay

1405nm
71°
Harbor protected by a breakwater.
12 Feb 12

Cape Agulhas

1454nm
77°
Border between Atlantic ocean and Indian ocean.
8 Jan 09

Mossel Bay

1567nm
76°
Port protected by a breakwater.
12 Feb 12

Luderitz

1492nm
56°
Lüderitz is located on the only part of the Namibian coast with a rocky shore not far from the old town of Kolmanskop. A peninsula with numerous coves, locally called fjords and bays, juts out of the coast at an angle to form the bay proper. Three small islands -- Penguin, Seal and ...
22 Jul 14
Local Area

Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha is a remote volcanic group of islands in the south Atlantic Ocean. It is a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, 2,430 kilometres (1,510 mi) to the north.
The territory consists of the main island Tristan da Cunha , the uninhabited ...
4 Sep 09

SE Atlantic Ocean

La plaque Africaine au Sud de l'équateur.Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord entre le plateau de l'Atlantique Nord.
Au large des côtes africaines et de leur plateau continental relativement étroit, on n'a à signaler ...
19 Mar 15
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