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Arabian Sea

Arabian Sea

Characteristics

Description

Arabian Sea
The Arabian Sea is a northwestern extension of the Indian Ocean, positioned between India, Oman, Pakistan and Yemen, and Cape Guardafui in far northeastern Somalia. The sea connects with the Persian Gulf through the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz. In the southwest, the Gulf of Aden connects it with the Red Sea. The most significant ports in the Arabian Sea include Karachi, Pakistan, and Mumbai, India.
23/12/2007
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West coast of India

Between Diu Head (from N) and Cape Rama (to S), there is the gulf of Cambay and the largest sea-port on the W coast of India, the port of Mumbai (Bombay), the largest seaport on the W coast of India.
An extensive offshore area is being developed for oil production.
Numerous ...
20 Mar 12

Gulf of Oman

The Gulf of Oman is a western extension of the Arabian Sea, positioned in the Middle East between Iran, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. It's the entrance to the Persian Gulf from the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean,
23 Dec 07

Pakistan

1 Jan 70

Masirah

Masirah (en arabe مصيرة) est une île qui fait partie de la région Ash Sharqiyah. Masirah est dotée d'une base aérienne.
8 Feb 13

Gwadar

Harbor.
27 Mar 12

Porbandar

Small port protected by a breakwater.
27 Mar 12

Chah Bahar

Small port.
27 Mar 12

Okha

Small port.
27 Mar 12

Nagwa point (W India)

Nagwa Point is the S extremity of Diu Island, about 3.5 miles E of Diu Head. It is a dark bluff, with cliffs 9.1 to 12.2m high, rising to a 20m summit marked by a bush.
Shoal water, over which the sea breaks occasionally, extends about 0.3 mile WSW from Nagwa Point.
29 Feb 12

Diu Head (W India)

Diu Head, a rocky bluff about 30m high, can be identified by the lighthouse, two long buildings, and a small temple lying near its summit.
From this summit the land slopes gradually E, terminating in a rocky point, on which there is a cairn, 8m high.
29 Feb 12

Diu harbor (W India)

Diu Harbor, between the E end of Diu Island and the mainland N, is open E and somewhat encumbered by shoals. There are end number of forts and monuments in Diu. One of such fort and monument is Fortim-do-Mar in Diu. Located exactly at the opening of the creek, this opulent stone structure ...
29 Feb 12

Karachi

Harbor.
27 Mar 12

Nawabandar (W India)

Nawabandar is a promontory situated 2 miles E of Diu Harbor; the intervening coast is high, with deep water close to it. A light is shown from a white circular building on the promontory. The town of Delvada, about 2.5 miles NW of Nawabandar, has a large conspicuous temple with twin ...
29 Feb 12

Mina Qabus

Small port protected by a breakwater.
27 Mar 12

Worli Point (W India)

The coast between Worli Point, the NW extremity of Bombay Island, and Malabar Point, about 5.3 miles SSW, is fringed by drying reefs and shoal water, with depths of less than 5.5m extending up to 1 mile offshore in the N part and about 0.5 mile off the S part.
A conspicuous TV ...
1 Mar 12

Mumbai (Bombay) (W India)

Depths in the approach to the coast between Mumbai (Bombay) and Cape Rama are fairly deep and clear of dangers, with the exception of Angria Bank.Angria Bank, with a least depth of 20.1m in position 16°43'N, 72°03'E, lies about 65 miles off the coast, and is composed of sand, shells, ...
2 Mar 12

Arnala island (W India)

Arnala Island, 4m high with a fort on it, lies about 0.5 mile offshore, and is fringed by rocks on all sides. Shoal water, with depths of less than 5m, extends about 1 mile W of the island. Arnala Island has been reported to give good radar returns at 27 miles.
Arnala Light is ...
1 Mar 12

Dongri Point (W India)

Dongri Point, the S entrance point of Bassein Creek, is a bluff point as seen from seaward. It rises to an elevation of 94m about 0.5 mile S of the point, and then slopes gradually to level country about 2 miles farther S.
A light is shown from about mid-September to mid-June.Poshpir, ...
1 Mar 12

Muhamamad Bin Qasim

Port.
27 Mar 12

Jafarabad harbour (W India)

Jafarabad is an open roadstead affording little protection during the Southwest Monsoon. Theharbor is shallow and a ledge of flat rocks extends nearly 0.5 mile W from the E side of the harbor entrance.
Jafarabad is a walled town, with several round towers, on the highest ofwhich ...
29 Feb 12

Korlai Point (W India)

Korlai Fort, on the S side of Kundalika River entrance, stands on the summit of a reddish-colored headland, connected to the mainland by a low, narrow, and sandy isthmus. The N part of this headland slopes gradually to the sea and terminates in a rocky point.
A light, with a racon, ...
2 Mar 12

Piparav Bandar port (W India)

Pipavav Bandar, the principal port for Dongar, about 6 miles N, is the principal town on this part of the coast.Pipavav Bandar lies on the NW shore of the West Channel. It is an all season port offering container, bulk, break bulk and liquid cargo handling services. It imports and ...
29 Feb 12

Kumbaru Point (W India)

Kumbaru Point, 70m high, lies about 3.5 miles S of Nanwell Point and is the N entrance point of Kumbaru Bay. The point fronts densely wooded hills rising to about 240m; there is a conspicuous bluff about 2.3miles E of the point.
Shah Jehan Shoal, with a least depth of 4.2m, lies ...
2 Mar 12

Kumbaru bay (W India)

Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, can be taken, in a depth of 3/5m, SE of Kumbaru Point, in Kumbaru bay.
2 Mar 12
Local Area

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12

Persian Gulf - Arabian Gulf

This inland sea of some 251,000 km² is connected to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz; and its western end is marked by the major river delta of the Shatt al-Arab, which carries the waters of the Euphrates and the Tigris. Its length is 989 kilometres, with ...
18 Oct 14

Gulf of Aden

The Gulf of Aden is an extension of the Indian Ocean. Located between Africa and Asia, it forms the natural separation between the countries of Somalia and Yemen. In that regard, piracy is a problem in these waters, especially for small sailboats and yachts. Many international sources ...
23 Dec 07

Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a SW Asian country. The population of the Islamic Republic is about 300 000 inhabitants. The capital is Male. The language "Devehi" comes in part from an ancient form of Sri Lancans mixed with Hindi, Arabic and English. English is the ...
16 Nov 11

Red sea

boat crew to extract Tololea February 12, 2006:
"Hello friends ... The Red Sea is a very tough sea to navigate, more boring than the Mediterranean.
In three months we-have-been about 1 week of calm weather. The wind blows 95% of the north or northwest time and Did not fall ...
13 Nov 16

Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal (largest bay in the world,) forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. It is bordered mostly by the Eastern Coast of India, southern coast of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to the west and Burma (Myanmar) and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (part of India) to the ...
20 Nov 11
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