Called the desert of Agriates this wild coast, stretching from St Florent to Ile Rousse, has no roads, no village, only the bush covered with thick groves. Many beaches, coves along the shore, but none is feasible when the wind blows.
Appelée le désert des Agriates cette côte sauvage, qui s'étend de St Florent à l'île Rousse, n'a ni route, ni village, seulement le maquis couvert d'épais bosquets.
De nombreuses plages, criques bordent le rivage, mais aucune n'est praticable quand souffle le vent.
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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 ...
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 entrance is clear of any danger and we dropped anchor in the center of the loop by 2 to 3m of water. This indentation offers a shelter suitable for moderate wind from west, which is very rare throughout the Agriates desert. But the anchorage in the entrance is exposed to the ...
The shore at the foot of Mount Orlando 107m high, has an appearance very rocky and steep cut.
However, when it is perfectly calm sea, moor between two heads of rocks on the eastern flank of Acciolu (174 m) where the falling stone submarines are very beautiful. Note however ...