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Vele Orjule

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Vele Orjule
Vele Orjule (left) and Male Orjule (right) from Sveti Petar
Geography
LocationAdriatic Sea
Coordinates44°30′00″N 14°33′21″E / 44.50000°N 14.55583°E / 44.50000; 14.55583Coordinates: 44°30′00″N 14°33′21″E / 44.50000°N 14.55583°E / 44.50000; 14.55583
ArchipelagoCres-Lošinj
Area1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation30 m (100 ft)
Highest pointPristavnica
Administration
Demographics
Population0

Vele Orjule is an uninhabited Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea located southeast of Lošinj. Its area is 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi).[1]

West of this island is good and sheltered anchorage.

In 1996, the statue of Croatian Apoxyomenos got discovered there.

View from the highest hill of the island Ilovik
View from the highest hill of the island Ilovik

References

  1. ^ Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević, Tin; Čala, Mendi (June 2004). "Coastline lengths and areas of islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea determined from the topographic maps at the scale of 1 : 25 000" (PDF). Geoadria. Zadar. 9 (1): 5–32. doi:10.15291/geoadria.127. Retrieved 2019-12-23.
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