Otok Solta

Otok Solta

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Otok Solta
Otok Solta
2008-10-04
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Otok Solta
Otok Solta
2008-10-04
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Otok Solta is an island in the Adriatic of Croatia and a municipality located in Dalmatia, in the County of Split-Dalmatia. It is the smallest of the inhabited islands of Croatia (16 km long and 3.5 km wide). Seven islands in front of Maslinica attached to it.
The island is located on the Dalmatian coast opposite the city of Split and is part of an archipelago which includes the eastern islands of Brac and Hvar and West Drvenik.
Part E of the island is rocky and W is covered with brush. The main town, Grohote is inland. The nearest port is in Grohote Rogac.
Its name comes from the Greek original Olynthus (unripe figs), but it is sometimes closer to the Latin Solenta which means the "Island of the Sun." The age of the population is proven, and the island has hosted fishing of the Roman Emperor Diocletian in Split then installed.
2011/07/6
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Jojo
Otok Solta est une île de l'Adriatique et une municipalité de Croatie située en Dalmatie, dans le Comitat de Split-Dalmatie. C'est la plus petite des îles habitées de Croatie (16 km de long sur 3,5 km de large). Sept îlots en face de Maslinica lui sont rattachés.

L'île est située sur la côte dalmate en face de la ville de Split et fait partie d'un archipel qui comprend notamment à l'Est les îles de Brac et de Hvar et à l'Ouest Drvenik. 

La partie E de l'île est rocheuse et l'W est couvert de broussailles. Le villa principal, Grohote, est dans les terres. Le port le plus proche de Grohote est Rogac.

Son nom original vient du grec olyntha (figue non mûre), mais il est aussi parfois rapproché du latin Solenta qui signifie l'« Île du Soleil ». L'ancienneté de son peuplement est attestée et l'île a accueilli des pêcheries de l'empereur romain Dioclétien alors installé à Split.

2011/07/6
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Otok Ciovo

7.7nm
Ciovo is an island in the center of the Dalmatian archipelago. This is an area of 28.8 acres (15.3 km length, width of 3.5 km). It culminates at 218 m (Mount Rudin).
O. Ciovo forms the SW side of the entrance and inner part of Kastelanski Zaliv.
At East side, Ciovo is 2km from ...
7 Aug 11
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Otoci Pakleni

12nm
160°
Plakeni islands, or Cursed Islands, are located at the W and S of Hvar town.

The islands are rocky, covered with bushes and trees. They are usually deserted, except in summer.
They offer many choices of moorings sheltered and there is a marina Palmizana.The islands'name ...
26 May 11
Jojo

Pakleni Kanal

12nm
158°
Pakleni Kanal lies between Pakleni Otoci and Otok Hvar.
It is a deep and wide channel, with access at both ends, which leads to Luka Hvar.
This channel is frequented by small vessels with local knowledge and affords good shelter from the bora, although heavy squalls may be encountered.
The ...
30 May 11
Jojo

Otok Drvenik Veli

7nm
312°
Island accessible only by sea. It is long about 3 m long by 2 m wide. It is 2 M NW of otok Solta.Its area is 12.07 km ² and its highest point is 178 m.It is separated from the mainland by Drvenicki Kanal.
The coast of this beautiful island has remained intact and is made of many ...
18 Aug 11
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Starogradski Zaljev Hvar

15nm
130°
Starogradski is a large deep bay, open to the NW, which houses the city and the port of Stari Grad on its SE end.
There are several bays, including its N side, where it is possible to anchor. On the other side there is an anchor in front Gradisce.
31 May 11
Jojo

Otok Svetac (Andrija)

30nm
228°
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
Jojo