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Otok Iz (Zadar)

Otok Iz (Zadar)



O. Iz is between E O. Uglan and W Dugi O., SW of Srednji Kanal and 14 NM of Zadar. It is part of the Zadar archipelago.
It is 6,6 NM long, NW to SE and its greatest width does not exceed 1.4 M. Its highest point is Korinjak, top 168 m.
The two main villages of the island is Veli Iz, which offers a marina, and Mali Iz, which has two small ports. These two villages are located in Part E of the island.
The main activities of Iz are fishing, olive cultivation, pottery and tourism.
Services are limited on the island. The water comes from tanks or is supplied by tanker.
There is no fuel station on the island, the nearest is on Dugi O.
O. Iz se trouve entre O. Uglan à l'E et Dugi O. à l'W, au SW de Srednji Kanal, à 14 NM de Zadar. Elle fait partie de l'archipel de Zadar.
Elle est longue de 6,6 NM du NW au SE et sa plus grande largeur ne dépasse pas 1,4 M. Son point culminant est Korinjak, haut de 168 m.

Les deux principaux villages de l'île sont Iz Veli, qui offre une marina, et Iz Mali qui possède deux petits ports. Ces deux villages sont situés dans la partie E de l'île.

Les principales activités de Iz sont la pêche, la culture de l'olive, la poterie et le tourisme.

Les services sont limités sur l'île. L'eau provient de citernes ou est apportée par bateau-citerne.
Il n'y a pas de poste de carburant sur l'île, le plus proche est sur Dugi O.

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Luka Knez (Mali Iz)

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Veli Iz marina

This marina is located on the E coast of O. Iz, approximately 2.6 NM SE of the N of the island.
The small island Rutnjak E of entry, fire on the tip S of the entrance, and bell tower of the village identify Veli Iz.
The approach by the N and NW is open.
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Uvala Maslincica Drage (Iz)

Uvala Maslincica house the Drage small village,built around the cove lined with docks, on O. Iz.No danger in the immediate vicinity.
It docks to the quay of the port by 2 to 3 m.
Good shelter of the S to the NE by W.
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Luka Komaseva (Mali Iz)

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Approach: no danger.
We moored along the W side inside the ferry dock. There are 4 m depth at right of the dock.
Good protection of N to SE by W.
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