Cabo Orange (N Brazil)

Cabo Orange (N Brazil)

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Description

Cabo Orange (cape Orange) is a cape on the N coast of Brazil, separated from the coast of French Guiana by a large bay watered by the estuary of the Oyapock River Cape Orange is the northernmost point of the Brazilian state of Amapá. It is located in an area of tidal marshland protected in Cabo Orange National Park.
Cape Orange is indeed the northernmost point of the Brazilian coast; the cape's western coastline ends at the Oyapock estuary, whose mouth marks the end of the Brazilian coast.

A light is shown from a green metal, tripod structure standing on the N edge of Banco Orange, 3.5 miles NNE of Cabo Orange.
2016/01/10
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2016-01-10
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Flying distances - Direct line

Îles du Salut (French Guiana)

81nm
309°
Îles du Salut, 3 in number, are  located about 7 NM NE of Pointe Charlote.Ile du Diable, the northernmost, is 40m high. Ile Royale, 66m high, is the largest and westernmost, while Ile Saint-Joseph, only 30m high, is the southernmost.

On a clear day, the islands are visible ...
20 Jan 16
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Devil's Island

81nm
310°
Île du Diable part of Salut islands is better known as Devil's Island. The total area is 0.62 km2 (62 hectares) The islands were used as a penal colony from 1852 onwards, earning them a reputation for harshness and brutality. This system was gradually phased out and has been completely ...
20 Jan 16
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Ile Royal (French Guiana)

81nm
309°
Anchorage can be taken in the bight formed by the S side of Ile Royale in depths of about 9m soft mud, good shelter from the swell, and good holding .ground.

Caution: Alouette Bank, covered with 4.8m of water, lies about 1.7 miles NNW of Ile Royale. Depths of 3.5 to 5.5m lie ...
20 Jan 16
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Port of Saint laurent du Maroni (French Guiana)

162nm
293°
Port NW French Guiana, on the east bank of the Maroni River opposite Albina, Suriname. It was formerly headquarters of the country’s penal colonies and the site of the largest prison, closed in 1944. Apart from its port facilities, local economic activities include sawmilling, ...
21 Jan 16
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