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Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)

Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)

Characteristics

Description

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 navigable passage leads between the islet and the coast, but it can only be used by vessels with local knowledge.

12/10/2012
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Joëlle
Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)
Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna
2010:07:08 11:02:49
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
L'îlot de Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas) se trouve en face du château de Quirra, entre la tour Murtas et le cap S. Lorenzo. Il fait 12 m de haut et est entouré de petits rochers. Il est à 2 MN au SSE de la tour Murtas et à 1 MN au large.

Du NNE l'îlot apparaît rouge avec un sommet blanchâtre.

Il existe un passage entre cet îlot et la côte, mais il faut connaître le lieu pour l'utiliser.

12/10/2012
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Joëlle
Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)
I. di Quirra
2010:07:08 11:02:17
22/07/2011
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Atoi
L'isolotto di Quirra (scoglio di Murtas) si trova di fronte al castello di Quirra, tra la torre Murtas e Capo S. Lorenzo. E 'alto 12 m ed è circondata da piccole rocce. E' 2 MN SSE da torre Murtas e 1 MN fuori.

Da NNE l'isolotto viene visualizzato in rosso con piano bianco.

C'è un passaggio tra l'isola e la costa, ma dovete conoscere il posto per usarlo.
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)
Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna
2010:07:08 11:03:01
12/10/2012
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Joëlle
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Localisation

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Sites around Isolotto di Quirra (Scoglio di Murtas Sardegna)
Flying distances - Direct line

Cala di Murtas (Quirra Sardegna)

1nm
320°
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)

1.5nm
342°
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

Capo S. Lorenzo (Sardegna)

2.2nm
200°
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

Capo Bellavista a Capo Carbonara (Sardegna)

2.7nm
239°
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 ...
11 Oct 12

Marina di Porto Corallo (Villaputzu Sardegna)

5.1nm
189°
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

Santa Foxi Manna (Ogliastro Sardegna)

10nm
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)

11nm
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

Golfo di Tortoli (Sardegna)

25nm
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

Capo Ferrato (Muravera Sardegna)

13nm
185°
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

Golfo di Quartu (Sardegna)

28nm
228°
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)

25nm
198°
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

Torre di Bari (Ogliastra Sardegna)

18nm
The Bari tower, remarkable, is an ancient medieval tower on the east coast of Sardinia, in the province of Ogliastra, 4.5 km from the city of Bari Sardo.

Bari Tower stands on a rocky promontory, advancing towards the sea, and is bordered by a sandy beach, called Bari beach.The ...
12 Oct 12
Local Area

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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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Capo Coda Cavallo a Capo Comino (Sardegna)

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