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Machlimar Point (W India)

Machlimar Point (W India)

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Description

Machlimar Point, 85m high, lies about 3.5 miles SSE of Vengurla Point. The entrance of the Talavda River lies about 1 mile SSE of the point.
3/03/2012
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Redi Point (W India)

4.3nm
166°
Redi Point is a flat rocky projection, 15m high at its W end.
Redi Rock (Rairi Rock), 11m high, lies about 1 mile S of the point, at the S end of foul ground extending W and SSW of the point.
Redi Fort (Rairi Fort), with an elevation of 34m, stands about 1 mile NE of Redi Point.
3 Mar 12

St George's Islands (W India)

28nm
163°
St George’s Islands consists of three islands between 1.5 and 2.5 miles SSW of Marmagao Head.
Grandi Island is the collective name of the two S islands of the group, which are connected by a narrow reef of rock and shingle.
The W of the two islands, 76m high and conical, is ...
4 Mar 12

Kura Islet (W India)

20nm
326°
Kura Islet, 9m high and the largest of three rocks, lies in the center of a group of rocks, about 1.3 miles NW of the entrance of Kalavali Creek. A 10.5m patch lies about 2 miles NNW of Kura Islet and about 1.5 miles offshore.A 5m patch lies about 0.7 mile S of Kura Islet.
3 Mar 12

Aguada Bay (W India)

21nm
155°
Aguada Bay, entered between Aguada and Kabo Rajniwas, about 1.8 miles SSE, affords anchorage to moderate-sized vessels during the Northeast Monsoon.
The bay is free from dangers, but strong W winds produce a heavy swell.Panaji, the capital and seat of government of the State of ...
3 Mar 12

Cabo point (W India)

22nm
157°
Cabo point, at the W extremity of the island of Goa, is a prominent headland, 55m high.
A  conspicuous church spire is situated near the seaward end of the headland.
3 Mar 12

Marmago Head (W India)

25nm
160°
Marmagao Head, about 61m high, is a tableland peninsula with steep sides, especially W. It is connected to the mainland SE by a narrow neck of low ground.
A conspicuous water tower, with an elevation of 74m, is situated about 0.5 mile SE of Marmagao Point.
North Head Breakwater ...
4 Mar 12

Marmagao Port (W India)

25nm
159°
Marmagao (or Mormugao) port is located in marmagao bay that is entered between Marmagao Head and Kabo Point.
The entrance to the bay is encumbered with shoals. The Grandi Islands lie in the S approach to the bay.The S side of Marmagao Bay is bold and rocky, rising to the tableland ...
4 Mar 12

Achra Point (W India)

26nm
332°
Achra Point, 41m high, is the N entrance point of the Achra River, which is only accessible to boats.
A light is shown during good weather from the point.The coast from the mouth of the Achra River to the entrance of Kalavali Creek, about 7 miles SSE, is sandy and fringed with ...
3 Mar 12

Cola Bay (W India)

30nm
153°
The coast between Cola Bay and the Sal River, about 14 miles SSE, consists of low cultivated land with several churches on small hills.
Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, can be taken, in a depth of about 7m, in Cola Bay.
4 Mar 12

Canaguinim Bay (W India)

44nm
157°
Canaguinim Bay is entered between Canaguinim Point, about 1 mile SW of Betul Point, and Moliem Point, about 2 miles SW.
Two rock patches, each drying 1.2m, lie about 0.1mile and 0.3 mile, respectively, SW of  Canaguinim Point.
Cliffs, about 38m high, lie on the E half of ...
4 Mar 12

Rama cape (W India)

46nm
159°
The coast between Khanderi Island and Cape Rama, about 228 miles SSE, consists of sandy bays separated by bold rocky capes.
There are a number of river estuaries and it is often bordered by tableland in the middle of its S part.The Western Ghats, which are generally from 609 to ...
4 Mar 12

Vijayadurg Point (W India)

48nm
338°
Vijayadurg Light is shown from a white steel tower with red horizontal bands on the NE corner of the fort. Vijayadurg, a small village, is situated about 0.8 mile S of the light.Anchorage can be taken in about 0.5 mile NNE of Vijayardurg Light, in 8m, mud.The coast between Vijayadurg ...
2 Mar 12
Local Area

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

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, ...
23 Dec 07

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

St George's Islands (W India)

St George’s Islands consists of three islands between 1.5 and 2.5 miles SSW of Marmagao Head.
Grandi Island is the collective name of the two S islands of the group, which are connected by a narrow reef of rock and shingle.
The W of the two islands, 76m high and conical, is ...
4 Mar 12

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
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