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Punta Menga (Porto Pino Sardegna)

Punta Menga (Porto Pino Sardegna)



Punta Menga (or Punta Candiani) is located W Porto Pino. It is covered with low végétation and is 31 m high. 

The tip is known locally as Candiani. The name comes from the anti-aircraft battery-called anti-ship, of Admiral Camillo Candiani, located on Punta Menga.

Punta Menga (Porto Pino Sardegna)
Punta Menga (ou Punta Candiani) se trouve à l'W de Porto Pino. Elle est recouverte de basse végétation et s'élève à 31 m.

La pointe est connue localement sous le nom de Candiani. Le nom vient de la batterie anti-aérienne dite anti-navire, de l'amiral Candiani Camillo, située sur Punta Menga.

Punta Menga (Porto Pino Sardegna)
Punta menga (o Punta Candiani) è all'W da Porto Pino. E' coperta di una vegetazione bassa ed è alta di 31 m.

Il picco è conosciuto localmente come il Candiani. Il nome deriva dalla batteria antiaerea-antinave intitolata all'Ammiraglio Camillo Candiani situata sopra Punta Menga.

Punta Menga (Porto Pino Sardegna)
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Cala Pinetto (Palmas Sardegna)

This small cove is just N punta Manga.It offers a good ancorage only by good weather or with Sirrocco.
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Porto Pino (Palmas Sardegna)

Porto Pino is bordered in its southern part by a rocky coastline with high dunes. N coast is formed instead of a low range. The tip Menga limits Porto Pino W. A lagoon, behind the sand dunes, homes  several colonies of flamingos.

This huge sandy bay provides anchorage ...
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Cala Zafferaneddu (Palmas Sardegna)

Cala Zafferaneddu is still one of the numerous coves that is in the area of ​​the polygon Teulada military, it is accessible only during the summer.

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Punta di Cala Piombo (Palmas Sardegna)

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Porto di Teulada (Sardegna)

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Porto Botte (Palmas Sardegna)

The large bay of Porto Botte is located between the tip of Porto Botte to S and the mouth of the river Palmas to N. It faces the island of Sant 'Antioco. The pond Porto Botte is just behind the beach along the bay.

Must stay away from the beach because the funds back quickly.  ...
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Cala Piombo (Teulada Sardegna)

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Porto Scudo (Sardegna)

Porto Scudo (Scuro) is a cove in a military zone, it is forbidden to approach.
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Porto Zafferano (Sardegna)

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Torre di Porto Scudo (Teulada Sardegna)

This tower is located on the high promontory of Punta della Torre, to E of Porto Zafferano.
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Cala D'Aligusta (Teulada Sardegna)

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Isolotti La Vacca ed il Vitello - S. Antioco (Sardegna)

La Vacca islet, flat top and steep banks, houses the home of an old lighthouse.

It is extended to N and SW by shoals.

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Local Area

Golfo di Palmas (Sardegna)

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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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