Punta Mortella

Punta Mortella

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Punta Mortella
2007-07-11
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Punta Mortella
2009-09-17
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Green light at the W entry of St Florent gulf.
The green light dimming (every 4 seconds) from the tip of the Mortella covers the entrance to the Gulf of Saint Florent, but is masked to the West to increase by less than 214 ° tip Curza.
Built in the sixteenth century by the Genoese, it was bombed in 1794 by the English fleet of Admiral Nelson. Consolidated in the state by the Conservatoire du Littoral.

2012/05/7
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Jojo
Feu vert balisant l'entrée ouest du golfe de St.Florent.

Le feu vert à occultation (toutes les 4 secondes) de la pointe de la Mortella couvre toute l'entrée du golfe de Saint Florent mais se trouve masqué vers l'Ouest au relèvement inférieur à 214° par la pointe de Curza.
Construite au XVIème siècle par les génois, elle fut bombardé en 1794 par la flotte anglais de l'amiral Nelson. Consolidée en l'état par le Conservatoire du Littoral.

2012/05/7
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Jojo
Punta Mortella
2012-05-07
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Flying distances - Direct line

Cap Sagro - Bastia

9.9nm
80°
Capo Sagro is located at 11 NM. S Finocchiarola islands. He has a signal station and a semaphore rises N of it.
Mount Merizatodio, 778 m high, is 1.5 MN to W Cape and dominates the immediate area. The village of Erbalunga, situated 1.5 miles SSW of Capo Sagro, stands on the S ...
6 May 12
Jojo

Golfe de St Florent

1.9nm
135°
The Gulf of Saint Florent form a large body of water open to the North to NW winds, but sheltered by the mountains Libeccio of Balagne.
Strong wind blows from east sometimes jump off the mountain which is extended by the Cap Corse and a rise in the Gulf chop rather unpleasant.
The ...
6 May 12
Jojo

Isola Capraia

31nm
51°
Capraia is one of the seven islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, on the road between Cape Corsica and Elba. It is an island of 335 inhabitants (the Capraiesi) of the Province of Livorno. It lies 64 km from Livorno, 37 km from Gorgona and 31 km from Corsica. Its area is 19 km2. It has ...
26 Feb 14
marchew

Fiume Santu

0.6nm
188°
The river Santu is a stream of Haute-Corse region of Corsica, which flows into the Mediterranean Sea to the western Gulf of Saint-Florent, S of the tip of Mortella.
Approach slowly anchorage area. We anchor by 3 to 6 m.

Very sheltered anchorage by W wind, but exposed to the Mistral.
7 May 12
Jojo

Plage de Loto

1nm
279°
Place of arrival of two boats which connect from Saint-Florent, the beach Loto is very busy.
Perfect beach of fine sand and clear eastern desert Agriates. The water of great purity, the beauty of bush attracts many tourists from throughout the day by boat from St Florent.

The ...
7 May 12
Jojo

Cap Fornali (St Florent)

2nm
151°
Cap Fornali, surmounted by an old tower, is located on the W side of the gulf, 1 mile from the head.
A light is shown from a structure, 9m high, standing on the cape.
Anchorage is available, in depths of 11 to 12m, sheltered from all but N winds, in a roadstead lying 0.3 mile ...
6 May 12
Jojo