Otok Kornat (Kornati)

Otok Kornat (Kornati)

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Otok Kornat (Kornati)


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Otok Kornat (Kornati)
Otok Kornat (Kornati)

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The island of Kornat is the largest island of the group of islands that create the National Park Kornati, it gave its name to the archipelago.
Kornat, with several prominent peaks, lies SE of Dugi Otok and is separated from it by Prolaz Proversa, a narrow channel, which is obstructed by several islets and shoals and is suitable only for small craft.
Numerous islands and islets extend to the SW of Otok Kornat. These and the passages leading between them are of interest only to small craft and coasters with local knowledge. The Kornati islands are a paradise for sailors, divers and for those who like a quiet holiday in the deserted places. The clean sea full of fish attracts the seagulls come here often.
People lived on the island of Kornat during prehistoric times as evidenced by the stone axes found at the foot of the hill Padinka. It is interesting to see how people have divided the fields to grow them on this small area.
13M long (NW to SE), 1.4 NM large, this island offers the best anchor on its side NE at Uvala Statival, N coast there are moorings Uvala Mala Lupeska, and Strizna Tomasovac.
All other moorings are located in the SW and are protected by a chain of islands nearby that requires careful navigation to perform in daylight.
L'île de Kornat est la plus grande île du groupe des îles qui créent le Parc Nationale Kornati, elle a donné son nom à l'archipel.
Kornat, avec quelques pics proéminents, s'étend au SE de Dugi Otok. Elle est séparée d'elle par Prolaz proversa, un étroit chenal, qui est occupé par de nombreux îlots et hauts-fonds, accessibles seulement par des petits bateaux.

De nombreux îlots et îles parsèment le SE d'O. Kornat. Ceux-ci et les passages qui mènent à eux peuvent être empruntés seulement par des petits bateaux connaissant bien cette zone.

Les îles Kornati représentent un vrai paradis pour les navigateurs, pour les plongeurs et pour tous ceux qui aiment les vacances tranquilles dans les endroits déserts. La mer propre pleine de poisson attire les mouettes qui y viennent souvent.
Les gens habitaient sur l'île de Kornat pendant la période préhistorique dont témoignent les haches en pierres trouvées aux pieds de la colline Padinka. Il est intéressant de voir comment les gens ont divisé les champs afin de les cultiver sur cette petite surface.

Longue de 13M du NW au SE et large de 1,4 M cette île offre le meilleur mouillage sur sa côte NE à Uvala Statival, sur la côte N il y a les mouillages de Uvala Mala Lupeska, Strizna et Tomasovac.
Tous les autres mouillages sont situés au SW et sont protégés par une chaîne d'îles toutes proches qui requiert une navigation prudente, à effectuer en plein jour.

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Vrgadski Kanal

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Otok Piskera Kornati

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Novigradsko More

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