Isla Chanaral (Atacama N Chile)

Isla Chanaral (Atacama N Chile)

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Isla Chanaral (Atacama N Chile)
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Characteristics

Island / Atoll
Lighthouse

Description

Isla Chanaral is almost flat except at its S end where there is a hill, 158 m high.

Rocks extend about 0,5 NM S from the island and about the same distance from the NW side of the island.

Islotes Azocar consist of two islets which lie about 0.2 NM W of the SW end of Isla Chanaral. 

 A light is shown from Isla Chanaral.

2013/02/6
Update
Joëlle
Isla Chanaral est presque plate, sauf à son extrémité S où il y a une colline de 158 m de haut.

Des rochers s'étendent à environ 0,5 MN au S de l'île et à la même distance sur le coté NW de l'île.

Islotes Azocar sont deux îlots rocheux qui se trouvent à environ 0,2 MN à l'W et à l'extrémité SW de l'île Chanaral.

L'île porte un feu.

2013/02/6
Update
Joëlle
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