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Ponta do Arpoador (Rio de Janeiro)

Ponta do Arpoador (Rio de Janeiro)

Characteristics

Description

Ponta do Aproador, about 8 NM of Ponta de Itaipu, closes W entry of Guanabara bay.
10/04/2015
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Joëlle
Ponta do Arpoador, à environ 8 MN de Ponta de Itaipu marque l'entrée W de la baie de Guanabara.
10/04/2015
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Sites around Ponta do Arpoador (Rio de Janeiro)
Flying distances - Direct line

Ilhas Cagarras

2.7nm
189°
Ilhas Cagarras, about 3 miles N of Ilha Redonda, consists of seven islets. Ilha Comprida is the largest of the group. Ilha de Palmas shows a light.
Sunken rocks extend 183m S of the E end of Ilha de Palmas. Ilha do Pai and Ilha da Mae lie on the NE side of the approach to Baia ...
16 Jan 16

Praia de Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)

1.2nm
35°
Beautiful beach located between Ponta de Copacabana and Ponta de Leme.Anchorage is possible but it is often subject at swell.
16 Apr 15

Iate Clube Rio de Janeiro

2.4nm
26°
The Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro is headquartered in the city of Rio de Janeiro, capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro (Southeast Region of Brazil) and will host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The club offers complete training structure for sailing and is located at Enseada ...
17 Jan 16

Praia Vermelha (Rio de Janeiro)

2.5nm
37°
Red beach, or Praia Vermelha, in Portuguese, is a sandy beach at the foot of "Sugar Loaf" and a busy mooring place at SW of the Sugar loaf .
17 Jan 16

Praia da Urca (Rio de Janeiro)

3.2nm
32°
Urca Beach is a small, narrow beach 100 meters long, located at the foot of the hill of Urca; It is also the main beach of Urca in Rio de Janeiro, frequented by neighborhood residents.

The water is totally calm but has a dark tone because of pollution and it is considered unfit for swimming.
17 Jan 16

Ilhas Tijucas (Rio de Janeiro)

7nm
243°
Ilhas Tijucas is an island in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, situated between Ilha Alfavaca and Ilha do Meio, and nearby to Ilha Pontuda. Ilhas Tijucas, consisting of three islets and several rocks whose least known depth is 2m, and are located about 1 mile S and SE of Cabo da Gavea.

Mariners ...
16 Jan 16

Praia de S João (Rio de Janeiro)

3.3nm
38°
Anchorage in 6 m, at the foot of the Sugar Loaf, in a bay open to the W.
17 Jan 16

Marina da Glória (Rio de Janeiro)

4.3nm
15°
The entrance to the marina is very easy. Once Laje island left port, it takes at NW towards jetties Gloria.
3 pontoons welcome the casual visitor.
The prices are very expensive, but the place is close to downtown. The pontoons are not very well done for.
Possibly stay for ...
17 Jan 16

Praia de Sào Conrado

4.5nm
259°
Beach for surfers on its western part and landing of hang gliders and paragliders area.
16 Jan 16

Ilha da Laje

4nm
36°
8 Apr 13

Ilhas Maricas (Rio de Janeiro)

15nm
96°
The archipelago of Maricas is located about 13 MN WSW of Ponta Negra and near the entrance to Guanabara Baia.
A fire is on the island N.
17 Jan 16

Ponta de Santa Cruz

4.3nm
46°
The entrance of the Guanabara bay lies between Ponta de Santa Cruz, about 6 miles WNW of Ponta de Itaipu and Ponta de Sao Joao, about 0.9 mile to the W.
17 Jan 16
Local Area

Baia de Guanabara (Rio de Janeiro)

Baia da Guanabara is located in the state of Rio de Janeiro. It is 31 km long and 28 km wide at its maximum. It contains many islands and islets.
On its western shore lies the city of Rio de Janeiro and Duque de Caxias, and on its eastern shore the city of Niterôi and Sao Conçalo. ...
17 Jan 16

SE Brazil

The Southeast Region of Brazil  is composed by the states of Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. It is the richest region of the country, responsible for approximately 60% of the Brazilian GDP. São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais are three richest ...
14 Jan 16

SW Atlantic Ocean

Le relief sous-marin de l'Atlantique au Sud de l'équateur est beaucoup plus simple qu'au Nord.On y trouve la dorsale Médio-Atlantique,avec, en vis-à-vis des éléments de reliefs mentionnés,le bassin Brésilien , profond de 6000 à 7000 m, et le bassin Argentin, profond de 5000 ...
23 Mar 15
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