12 Jul - 13 Jul 2005 Anamur Burnu

Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Republic of Turkey
Cilician Coast
Anamur Burnu
SY "Kamu II" at anchor, off the ancient city.

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2005 Map

Passing the southernmost point of Turkey's Mediterranean coast, the high and bold Cape Anamur, with numerous Roman and medieval ruins on it, first mentioned by Francis Beaufort, an English naval captain who explored the S coast of Turkey in 1811 CE.

Matt: Exploring ancient Anamurium’s largely intact churches, aqueducts, houses and defensive walls from the 1st century CE until the city's abandonment around 650 CE when Arab attacks made the coast unsafe.