Located at the west part of the Camargue, in the natural and beautiful delta of the Rhone valley, which ...
Between Pointe de L’Espiguette and the Golfe de Fos, 33 miles E, the shore is very low. It is bordered by lagoons and has very few landmarks. It is reported that the radar images of Cap Couronne (43°20'N., 5°03'E.) is the E entrance point of the gulf. A light is shown from a structure, 29m high, standing on the cape. A prominent signal station stands on a hill, 0.5 mile N of the cape. The breakwaters and many canals are more distinct than the outline of the shore itself.
Numerous dangerous wrecks lie off this stretch of the coast and may best be seen on the chart.
Golfe du Lion - Lion Gulf