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Scoglio di Sant Elmo (Sardegna)

Scoglio di Sant Elmo (Sardegna)



A little off Turno Mount is S. Elmo rock, some hundred meters from the coast, less than 20 m deep.
This rock has the particularity of having, below the level of the sea, a small cave that can be explored by divers.
Un peu au large du Mont Turno se trouve le rocher de S. Elmo, à quelque centaine de mètres de la côte, à moins de 20 m de profondeur.
Ce rocher a la particularité d'avoir, sous le niveau de la mer, une petite grotte que l'on peut explorer en plongée.
Scoglio di Sant Elmo (Sardegna)
Poco a largo di Monte Turno si trova lo scoglio di S. Elmo dista qualche centinaio di metri della costa in un fondale che non supera i 20 m di profondità.
Questo scoglio ha la particolarita di avere al suo interno, sotto il livello del mare, una piccola grotta con camera d'aria esplorabile con una piacevole immersione subacquea.
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Secca dei Berni (Villasimius Sardegna)

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Isola dei Cavoli (Villasimius Sardegna)

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