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Kuda point (W Cambay - India)

Kuda point (W Cambay - India)

Characteristics

Description

The coast between Gopnath Point and Kuda Point, about 28 miles NNE, is low and covered with sandhills for about 18 miles to Mitivirdi; then it is comparatively high, with several ravines close to the coast.
The country is flat and cultivated,with many scattered villages mostly surrounded by trees; inlandit is generally from 30 to 61m high.

Kuda Point, 10m high, has a thick clump of trees and a white bungalow on it. The trees are conspicuous from N or S, and the bungalow shows well during the forenoon when seen from E.

Mallock Reef, about 1.5 miles SE of Kuda Point, lies on the W side of the channel between it and the reef extending NW from Piram Island.

1/03/2012
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Piram island (W Cambay gulf - India)

3.3nm
120°
Piram Island, 11m high and composed of sand, lies with its N end about 2.8 miles SE of Kuda Point. At the S end of the island there are a few trees and a little cultivation; the NE side is fringed by a few mangrove trees.
The lighthouse is conspicuous near the middle of the island; ...
1 Mar 12

Luhara Point (E Cumbay - W India)

14nm
81°
The coast between the entrance of the Sena River and Luhara Point, about 18 miles N, is low and marshy. It is intersected by several streams and rivers, and is flooded at spring tides from 1 to 4 miles inland.The Narmada River flows into the Gulf of Cambay, S of Luhara Point, through ...
1 Mar 12

Dani point (E Cumbay - W India)

24nm
141°
Dani Point Light is shown from a steel framework structure, 26m high, about 2.5 miles SE of the entrance to the Sena River.
Gulwala Bank, with depths of less than 11m, extends about 6.3 miles S from a position about 3.5 miles W of the S entrance point of the Kim River. There is ...
1 Mar 12

Gopnath Point (W Cambay - India)

27nm
202°
Gopnath Point, the W entrance point of the Gulf of Cambay, is moderately high, with a conspicuous light structure and bungalow on it. A temple, 23m high, lies near the coast, about 0.8 mile N of the point.A reef, which dries 2.7m, extends about 1.5 miles ENE from Gopnath Point.Gopnath ...
1 Mar 12

Kotada Bluff (W India)

35nm
211°
Kotada Bluff is 26m high and conspicuous.
During W winds, boats can land on the NE side of the bluff.
29 Feb 12

Suvali Point (E Cumbay - W India)

35nm
150°
Suvali Point, the E entrance point of the Gulf of Cambay, is fringed by the drying coastal reef which extends about 1 mile W of the point.
Tapti Light is shown from a white circular stone column, 27m high, on the point; a tomb lies close SE of the light structure.
The coast ...
1 Mar 12

Magdalla port (W India)

37nm
140°
Magdalla, an official point of entry, includes the Hazira port complex comprised an Hazira Offshore Terminal, the Hazira LNG Terminal, and a bulk/container terminal presently under construction.
The actual port of Magdalla is located about 5 miles upstream on the S bank of the ...
1 Mar 12

Piparav Bandar port (W India)

57nm
226°
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

Jafarabad harbour (W India)

69nm
228°
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

Daman Point (W India)

78nm
158°
Between Suvali Point and Daman, is an alluvial belt through which the Tapti River forms a deep and fertile delta.
Along the S part of this coast are small hillocks of drifted sand; the coastin some parts is watered by springs and covered with a thick growth of creepers and date ...
1 Mar 12

Nawabandar (W India)

86nm
232°
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

Diu harbor (W India)

91nm
233°
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
Local Area

Gulf of Cambay (W India)

The Gulf of Cambay is about 30 miles wide at its entrance between Gopnath Point and Suvali Point.
Malacca Banks, with deep channels to the W and E, lie in the fairway of the approach.
Grant Channel and Sutherland Channel are safer to use than the channels between the banks, ...
1 Mar 12

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

Arabian Sea

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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

Piram island (W Cambay gulf - India)

Piram Island, 11m high and composed of sand, lies with its N end about 2.8 miles SE of Kuda Point. At the S end of the island there are a few trees and a little cultivation; the NE side is fringed by a few mangrove trees.
The lighthouse is conspicuous near the middle of the island; ...
1 Mar 12
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