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Punta Morro (Atacama N Chile)

Punta Morro (Atacama N Chile)

Characteristics

Description

It is the S tip of Bahia Inglese ( Bahia Inglese is of no use to navigation, it is exposed to N winds).

Punta Morro is rocky and steep. It is the N end of a chain of mountains which extends SE from the point. Morro Copiapo lies about 1 NM S of Punta Morro.

8/01/2013
Update
Joëlle
C'est la pointe S de Bahia Inglese (baie qui n'est pas recommandée à la navigation car exposée aux vents du N).

Punta Morro est rocheuse et élevée. C'est l'extrémité N d'une chaîne de montagnes qui s'étend au SE de la pointe. Morro Copiapo se trouve à environ 1 MN au S de Punta Morro.

8/01/2013
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Joëlle
Punta Morro (Atacama N Chile)
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Localisation

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Sites around Punta Morro (Atacama N Chile)
Flying distances - Direct line

Bahia de Copiapo (Atacama N Chile)

12nm
183°
Bahia Copiapo lies S Punta Vial up to punta Dallas, even more in S. It is bordered to the center by a sandy beach and by rocks at each end.
Copiapo was once a shipping ore port, but it is no longer used such as such because of the poor anchorage and landing ...
9 Jan 13

Bahia Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

6.5nm
56°
Bahia Caldera is located between Punta Francisco and Punta Caldera. Caldera town is S Caldera harbour, SE of the bay.The bay is protected from SW winds. Strong N winds sometimes send a heavy swell into Puerto Caldera, particularly in the S part of the harbor. The port is situated ...
30 Dec 12

Caleta Calderilla (Atacama N Chile)

4.6nm
67°
Caleta Calderilla is about 2 NM S Punta Caldera lighthouse, between Punta Zorro and Punta Caldereta.

Rocks wich extend up to 0,1 NM from each of these points narrow the entrance of the cove to about 0,3 NM.A beacon is situated on Punta Zorro and a light is shown from Punta ...
1 Jan 13

Islote Jorge (Atacama N Chile)

5.5nm
47°
Islote Jorge are a group of small rocky islets located about 0.5 mile SW of Punta Caldereta.
1 Jan 13

Punta Totoral (Atacama N Chile)

7.2nm
189°
Punta Totoral, S Punta Morro, is the N tip of Caleta Turenne.
8 Jan 13

Punta Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

5.6nm
49°
Punta Caldera is the S point of puerto Caldera. The point is low, it is the W end of a small peninsula. A light is shown from Punta Caldera.Islote Centinela Blanco and Islote Centinela Negro are islets which stand on a reef extending up to 0.3 mile W of the point.
30 Dec 12

Club de Yates de Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

6.2nm
61°
The yacht club of Caldera is SE end of Cadera bay, near a small quay.We moor on buoys.100 moorings
Draught max: 6 m length max: 25 m
1 Jan 13

Punta Caleta (Atacama N Chile)

6.1nm
56°
Punta Caleta is located 1,2 NM SE of Punta Caldera.
30 Dec 12

Puerto Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

6.2nm
55°
Punta Caleta quay is 300 m NW of Punta Caleta. It is used for loading or discharging fruit, iron ore, and general cargo.
It has a berthing face 100m long, is 17m wide, and is constructed of concrete on steel piers. There are 5 mooring buoys in the vicinity.Muelle Fiscale, 1,5 NM ...
1 Jan 13

Caleta Turenne (Atacama N Chile)

7.9nm
189°
Caleta Turenne (or Bahia Cisne) is to about 0,5 NM E between punta Totoral and to about 2 NM SSE of Punta Vial.The cove offers a good anchorage, in 14,6 m, sheltered from the prvaling winds.
8 Jan 13

Isla Grande (Atacama N Chile)

8.2nm
195°
Isla Grande, with its W side nearly 1 NM W of Punta Vial, is very conspicious.An islet is at the extremity of a reef wich extends about 0,2 NM NE from the NE end of Isla Grande.The channel between Isla Grande and Punta Vial is about 0,5 NM wide, deep, and clear of dangers.
A heavy ...
8 Jan 13

Punta Vial (Atacama N Chile)

8.3nm
190°
Punta Vial closes S Caleta Turenne and is in front of isla Grande.
8 Jan 13
Local Area

From Arica to Punta Lengua de Vaca (N Chile)

Along this coast there are many large and small bays, many points. Many islets and rocks border the coast.
Almost the entire length of the coast is invaded by a desert. The Andes Cordillera advances to the seaand gives a very high and steep coast. There are many natural harbors ...
12 Dec 12

Chile

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11 Dec 12

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Pacific. The name Pacific, which means peaceful, was given to it by ...
13 Jan 09

Bahia Caldera (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Caldera is located between Punta Francisco and Punta Caldera. Caldera town is S Caldera harbour, SE of the bay.The bay is protected from SW winds. Strong N winds sometimes send a heavy swell into Puerto Caldera, particularly in the S part of the harbor. The port is situated ...
30 Dec 12

Bahia de Copiapo (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Copiapo lies S Punta Vial up to punta Dallas, even more in S. It is bordered to the center by a sandy beach and by rocks at each end.
Copiapo was once a shipping ore port, but it is no longer used such as such because of the poor anchorage and landing ...
9 Jan 13

Bahia Salado (Atacama N Chile)

Bahia Salado is located between Punta Salado and Punta Cachos to S.
The shores of the bay are generally fringed with rocks, most of which are above water.
There are several coves and inlets in this bay.
10 Jan 13
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