Otocic Jabuka

Otocic Jabuka

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Localisation

Characteristics

Island / Atoll

Description

Otocic Jabuka, 96m high, lies nearly in the middle of the Adriatic about 50 miles WSW of Split and 15 NM of O. Svetac.
This rock is barren, reddish-colored, and steep-to. Whenviewed from the SW or NE, it appears as a vessel under sail.Plicina Jabuka, an isolated rocky patch, lies about 1.2 miles WNW of this rock and has a least depth of 6.5m.

Being nearly in the center of the Adriatic, Otocic Jabuka is an excellent landmark for vessels which are bound from the Italian coast to the channels leading to Split and Zadar. The rock can be seen for a considerable distance and may be approached from any direction in safety.

Caution.—Navigation is prohibited within 300m of Otok Svetac and Otocic Jabuka.

A disused explosives dumping ground area, which may best be seen on the chart, lies centered 2.5 miles NW of Otocic Jabuka.
2011/05/25
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Jojo
Otocic Jabuka
Otocic Jabuka
2011-05-25
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Jojo
Otocic Jabuka, 96m de haut, se trouve presque au milieu de l'Adriatique à environ 50 NM à l'WSW de Split et à 15 NM de O. Svetac.
Cette roche est stérile, de couleur rougeâtre, et raide, du sud-ouest ou du nord-est, elle apparaît comme un navire à la voile.
Plicina Jabuka, un banc rocheux isolé, se trouve à environ 1,2 miles à l'WNW de cette roche et à une profondeur minimale de 6,5 millions.
Elle était presque dans le centre de l'Adriatique, Otocic Jabuka est un excellent point de repère pour les navires qui naviguent depuis la côte italienne et se dirigent vers les canaux conduisant à Split et Zadar. La roche peut être vue à une distance considérable et peut être abordée de n'importe quelle direction en matière de sécurité.

Attention.-
La navigation est interdite à 300 mètres d'Otok Svetac et Otocic Jabuka.
Un explosif désaffecté se trouve à la surface au sol, et est centré à 2.5 miles au nord-ouest de Otocic Jabuka.
2011/05/25
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Jojo
Otocic Jabuka
Otocic Jabuka
2011-05-25
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Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Svetac (Andrija)

13nm
102°
Otok Svetac (Andrija), 305m high, lies 13 miles ESE of Otocic Jabuka and is generally steep-to. The coast of the island is rocky and reddish in color on the NW side. Its SW end is fronted by a few rocks. Hrid Kamik, a dark and jagged above-water rock, lies 0.7 mile W of the SW extremity ...
25 May 11
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Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

35nm
15°
Otok Zirje is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago.
It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide.
The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the ...
16 Aug 11
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Otok Murter

43nm
The island of Murter is the largest island of the Sibenik archipelago. It is close to the coast on which it is connected by a bridge, low air draft at Tijesno (Tisno) on the continent. During the summer the bridge opens to allow passage of boats.
The NW part of the island is fertile ...
3 Apr 11
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Otok Bisevo

24nm
104°
Bisevo is located SW of Vis, 4 NM Komiza. This small inhabited island has an area of 5.8 sq. km. The highest point is Strazenica (239 m). The islanders live from fishing and agriculture.
On its shores steep, there are many caves, the most famous is the Blue Cave (18 m long, 6 m ...
24 May 11
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Vrgadski Kanal

46nm
Vrgadski Kanal, 7 miles long, leads between Otok Murter and Otok Vrgada and is the principal channel used in the S approach to Pasmanski Kanal and Zadar.
Vessels with a maximum draft of 6.4m may pass through Pasmanski Kanal. Vessels with drafts over 6.4m must either proceed through ...
16 Jul 11
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Bisevski Kanal

26nm
100°
Bisevski Kanal, 2.2 miles wide, leads between Otok Bisevo and Otok Vis. This channel, in good weather, can be used to advantage to shorten the route out of the Adriatic. However, in winter with strong winds and currents it is best avoided.
24 May 11
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