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L’emplacement de la base d’Alto (1944)


ALTO CORSICA 42° 27′ 00″ N. 09° 31′ 35″ E.

D’après des renseignements américains

Plan de la base d'Alto

Co-Ordinates : 42° 27’ 00” N.
09° 31’ 35” E.
ALTITUDE : 70 feet
MAG. Variation : 5° 04’ W. (1944)
Annual change : 8’ E.
MAP Reference : G.S.G.S. 4398. CORSICA (1:50,000) Shett 5, Borgo
Grid reference : 320365ting Cock et le 66th FS Exterminator.
Local position : 18 miles S. of Bastia on the East coast. Folelli
And Landmarks: village and large mill at SW. corner. Alto River lies 1000 yds. To the South
Obstructions : Power line below 1-50 glide angle to N., 0° glide angle to S.
Surface: Semi-all weather. Good drainage. Boundary markers.
Circle marked ‘ALT’ at NE. corner of runway
Runways : One piereed steel plank runway with compacted earth and gravel base. N/S 2000 yds
2 picreed steel plank aprons connected by taxi-track to runway
A perimeter track encircles the runway and dispersal areas
Facilities : (a) Fuel and Oil : Fuel tank fed by pipeline
(b) Water : Main water supply
(c) Telephone W/T.  etc. :  U.S. Army Signal Corps installations
U.S. Army Met. Station at Bastia

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