Jaigarh Head has Karateshwar Point at its NW extremity; this point appears from seaward to be a level and almost barren plateau terminating in steep rocky cliffs. A Hindu temple stands on the steep face of the cliffs. Jaigarh Head has been reported to be a good radar target at 20 miles.
Jaigarh Head Light is shown from a tall, black iron tower with white bands, on the SW end of Jaigarh Head.
Dhamankhol Light is shown from a white tower about 0.5 mile NE of Jaigarh Head Light.
Jaigarh Fort, an old fortress containing a few houses, is situated on a rocky point, about 2 miles E of Jaigarh Head Light; a light is shown from the NW corner of the fort. The town of Jaigarh extends along the coast for about 0.8 mile S of the fort.
A dangerous wreck lies 23 miles W of Jaigarh Head.
Karwar Bay (W India)
Karwar Bay is entered between Dayamada Point, the N entrance point of Kalinadi Creek, and Badchidhar Point, the NW extremity of Karwar Head, about 2.8 miles SSW. Karwar Head, with an elevation of 207m, is covered with dense jungle.
The entrance leading to Kalinadi Creek is much ...
5 Mar 12
Binge Bay (W India)
Binge Bay lies between Binaga Point and Arge Cape, 2.5 miles SE.
A restricted area, into which entry is prohibited, extends from a position about 0.5 mile SE of Karwar Head to Kwada Point.
A major naval base, which includes shipbuilding and repairs facilities, is located on ...
6 Mar 12