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Phare de Calais

Phare de Calais

Characteristics

Description

Le phare de Calais est un phare d’atterrissage. C’est une aide à la navigation pour les navires qui entrent au port, et un repère pour ceux qui croisent dans le Détroit du Pas-de-Calais, le plus fréquenté du monde.
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Calais

0.3nm
264°
Calais is the most important port for cross-channel ferry traffic from England. It also provides extensive facilities for commercial shipping and is connected to the network of canals in the N part of France.During strong winds from WSW, through N, to ENE, a very heavy sea may be ...
4 May 12

Phare de Walde

3nm
50°
Un des derniers phares métalliques de France datant de 1856.
4 May 12

Gravelines

10nm
82°
A small port, lies 1 mile SE of the coast. It is used by fishing vessels, coasters, and pleasure craft. The harbor consists of Avant-port and Bassin Vauban, a wet basin. The entrance to Avant-port lies at the mouth of the Riviere Aa.
The port is approached from Passe de l’Ouest. ...
4 May 12

Cap Gris Nez

11nm
241°
Cap Gris-Nez (50°52'N., 1°35'E.), a precipitous headland, is 50m high and steep-to on its W side. A light is shown from a conspicuous tower, 31m high, standing on the cape.
The CROSS surveillance station and a radar tower are situated close N of the light. Pointe du Riden, located ...
22 Jan 12

Dunkerque Port Ouest

12nm
69°
Port Ouest is protected by two angled jetties which form an entrance, 450m wide. It consists of Avant-port, 1 mile long, and Bassin de l’Atlantique, a large tidal basin.
The entrance channel, leading SE into Avant-port from Passe de l’Ouest, is dredged to a depth of 20m. The ...
3 May 12

Wimereux

15nm
218°
Extrait du site http://www.wimereux.biz
4 May 12

Sémaphore de Boulogne

16nm
215°
Sémaphore vient du grec " SEMA " signe et " PHOROS " qui porte. Il désigne "un poste de signalisation établi sur une côte pour communiquer  avec les navires en vue".L'implantation et la répartition actuelle des sémaphores le long du littoral permet de disposer ...
4 May 12

Boulogne sur Mer bassin Napoleon

17nm
214°
Boulogne (Boulogne-sur-Mer) lies in the entrance to the valley of La Liane Fleuve, 2.5 miles NE of Cap d’Alprech. The port provides substantial facilities for commercial shipping, cross-channel ferries, and fishing vessels. It is protected by Digue Nord and Digue Carnot, two breakwaters.
Tides
The ...
4 May 12

Cap d'Alprech

19nm
214°
Phare composé d'une tour métallique de 62m de haut.
4 May 12

Sémaphore Dunkerque

19nm
72°
Histoire
Si on excepte la tour du Leughenaer, c'est au pied du grand phare de Dunkerque que l'on trouve le premier sémaphore (vers 1850), appelé alors : "station électro-sémaphorique".
En 1939, les guetteurs s'installent dans un nouveau sémaphore situé à l'emplacement ...
10 Nov 07

Dunkerque bassin de la Marine

19nm
77°

Port intérieur situé à proximité immédiate du Pôle Marine (complexe de cinémas, restaurants, boutiques, ...) avec  accès au réseau fluvial via l'écluse de la darse 1.

170 anneaux Services
Capitainerie avec sanitaires (10 douches, 8 WC, laverie).
Station ...
3 May 12

Port du bassin du commerce

20nm
76°
Port situé en plein coeur de la cité maritime de Jean Bart, en bordure de quai au coeur du patrimoine dunkerquois, avec son musée portuaire, à proximité des commerces et des restaurants gastronomiques. 140 postes d'amarrage à proximité du musée portuaire et du Trois-Mâts ...
2 May 12
Local Area

Pas de Calais - Dover Straight

Dover Strait , 18 miles wide at its narrowest part, separates the SE coast of England from the N coast of France. This stretch of water contains a number of dangerous banks, which are composed of coarse sand and broken shells. These shoal banks, which are comparatively narrow, extend ...
22 Jan 12

Manche - English Channel

The English Channel (French: La Manche, "the sleeve") is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France.
A number of major islands are situated in the Channel, as the Isle of Wight off the English coast and the British crown dependencies ...
3 Jun 12

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11
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