On Rt. Stoncica, NE extremity of Vis, the impressive lighthouse of Stoncica stands. This
is a limestone tower of around 20 metres which stands sentinel over the
Stoncica headland the most north-easterly point of Otok Vis and the
island’s closest point to Hvar.
An isolated rocky patch, with a depth of 10.5m, lies about 5 miles SE of Rt Stoncica. A bank, with a least depth of 22m, is reported to lie about 4 miles E of this patch.
Sur le cap Stoncica, situé à l'extrémité NE de Vis, s'élève le phare impressionant de Stoncica. Il s'agit d'une tour de pierre calcaire d'environ 20 m qui se dresse sur la pointe Stoncica, qui est la pointe la plus au NE de l'île Vis et le point le plus proche de l'île de Hvar.
Un banc de rochers isolé, avec une profondeur de 10,5m se trouve à environ 5 NM au SE du cap. On signale un banc, avec une profondeur minimale de 22 m, à 4 NM à l'E de ce banc.
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