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Otocic Jabuka

Otocic Jabuka

Characteristics

Description

Otocic Jabuka, 96m high, lies nearly in the middle of the Adriatic about 50 miles WSW of Split and 15 NM of O. Svetac.
This rock is barren, reddish-colored, and steep-to. Whenviewed from the SW or NE, it appears as a vessel under sail.Plicina Jabuka, an isolated rocky patch, lies about 1.2 miles WNW of this rock and has a least depth of 6.5m.

Being nearly in the center of the Adriatic, Otocic Jabuka is an excellent landmark for vessels which are bound from the Italian coast to the channels leading to Split and Zadar. The rock can be seen for a considerable distance and may be approached from any direction in safety.

Caution.—Navigation is prohibited within 300m of Otok Svetac and Otocic Jabuka.

A disused explosives dumping ground area, which may best be seen on the chart, lies centered 2.5 miles NW of Otocic Jabuka.
25/05/2011
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25/05/2011
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Otocic Jabuka, 96m de haut, se trouve presque au milieu de l'Adriatique à environ 50 NM à l'WSW de Split et à 15 NM de O. Svetac.
Cette roche est stérile, de couleur rougeâtre, et raide, du sud-ouest ou du nord-est, elle apparaît comme un navire à la voile.
Plicina Jabuka, un banc rocheux isolé, se trouve à environ 1,2 miles à l'WNW de cette roche et à une profondeur minimale de 6,5 millions.
Elle était presque dans le centre de l'Adriatique, Otocic Jabuka est un excellent point de repère pour les navires qui naviguent depuis la côte italienne et se dirigent vers les canaux conduisant à Split et Zadar. La roche peut être vue à une distance considérable et peut être abordée de n'importe quelle direction en matière de sécurité.

Attention.-
La navigation est interdite à 300 mètres d'Otok Svetac et Otocic Jabuka.
Un explosif désaffecté se trouve à la surface au sol, et est centré à 2.5 miles au nord-ouest de Otocic Jabuka.
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Localisation

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Sites around Otocic Jabuka
Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Svetac (Andrija)

13nm
102°
Otok Svetac (Andrija), 305m high, lies 13 miles ESE of Otocic Jabuka and is generally steep-to. The coast of the island is rocky and reddish in color on the NW side. Its SW end is fronted by a few rocks. Hrid Kamik, a dark and jagged above-water rock, lies 0.7 mile W of the SW extremity ...
25 May 11

Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

35nm
15°
Otok Zirje is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago.
It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide.
The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the ...
16 Aug 11

Otok Murter

43nm
The island of Murter is the largest island of the Sibenik archipelago. It is close to the coast on which it is connected by a bridge, low air draft at Tijesno (Tisno) on the continent. During the summer the bridge opens to allow passage of boats.
The NW part of the island is fertile ...
3 Apr 11

Otok Bisevo

24nm
104°
Bisevo is located SW of Vis, 4 NM Komiza. This small inhabited island has an area of 5.8 sq. km. The highest point is Strazenica (239 m). The islanders live from fishing and agriculture.
On its shores steep, there are many caves, the most famous is the Blue Cave (18 m long, 6 m ...
24 May 11

Vrgadski Kanal

46nm
Vrgadski Kanal, 7 miles long, leads between Otok Murter and Otok Vrgada and is the principal channel used in the S approach to Pasmanski Kanal and Zadar.
Vessels with a maximum draft of 6.4m may pass through Pasmanski Kanal. Vessels with drafts over 6.4m must either proceed through ...
16 Jul 11

Bisevski Kanal

26nm
100°
Bisevski Kanal, 2.2 miles wide, leads between Otok Bisevo and Otok Vis. This channel, in good weather, can be used to advantage to shorten the route out of the Adriatic. However, in winter with strong winds and currents it is best avoided.
24 May 11

Otoci Pakleni

40nm
82°
Plakeni islands, or Cursed Islands, are located at the W and S of Hvar town.

The islands are rocky, covered with bushes and trees. They are usually deserted, except in summer.
They offer many choices of moorings sheltered and there is a marina Palmizana.The islands'name ...
26 May 11

Otok Kaprije (Sibenik)

38nm
15°
Kaprije is located in the central part of the Sibenik archipelago between the islands Zmajan and Kakan.
The highlight of the island is Vela Glavica (132 m).
The only village of the island is Kaprije, S. The port is busy.
Automobiles are not allowed on the island.
16 Aug 11

Otok Ciovo

44nm
55°
Ciovo is an island in the center of the Dalmatian archipelago. This is an area of 28.8 acres (15.3 km length, width of 3.5 km). It culminates at 218 m (Mount Rudin).
O. Ciovo forms the SW side of the entrance and inner part of Kastelanski Zaliv.
At East side, Ciovo is 2km from ...
7 Aug 11

Novigradsko More

67nm
Novigradsko More, a landlocked bay, lies at the S end of Novsko Zdrilo and provides good anchorage.
Rijeka Zrmanja flows into the bay at the E side. This river is navigable by small craft as far as the village of Obrovca, 6 miles above the mouth.
Luka Novigrad, a narrow inlet, ...
23 Jul 11

Zlarinski Kanal

39nm
24°
Zlarinski Kanal leads along the SW side of Otok Zlarin and is entered midway between Rt Rat and Otocic Komorica, a small islet marked by a light, 1.5 miles SW.
This channel is sometimes used as an alternate route to Sibenik by vessels entering Sibenska Vrata, the middle passage, ...
21 Jun 11

Pakleni Kanal

41nm
81°
Pakleni Kanal lies between Pakleni Otoci and Otok Hvar.
It is a deep and wide channel, with access at both ends, which leads to Luka Hvar.
This channel is frequented by small vessels with local knowledge and affords good shelter from the bora, although heavy squalls may be encountered.
The ...
30 May 11
Local Area

Otok Vis

Otok Vis is the largest island in W Croatia. It is located northwest of Korcula.
During the Second World War saw was the main base of the Navy of the Resistance. The British Special Forces commandos were also on the island, fighting the Germans with the Partisans.
Until the ...
14 Jan 19

Splitsko-dalmatinska županija (Split-Dalmatia County)

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Split is situated on a peninsula between the part E of the Gulf of Kastela and the Split Channel.
The city is ...
4 Aug 11

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

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It extends 350 km along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea about 60 km wide, ...
28 Mar 11

Croatia

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19 Aug 11

Adriatic East

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30 Jul 11

Adriatic Sea

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16 Jul 12
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