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Narasapur Point (Andhra Pradesh-E India)

Narasapur Point (Andhra Pradesh-E India)



Narasapur Point, low and wooded, lies on the E side of the mouth of the Vasishta Godavari, which is the southernmost branch of the Godavari River.

An obelisk, 24.4m high, lies about 1 mile N of the point.

During January and February, the current sets W at a maximum rate of 2 knots off the coast between Narasapur Point and the mouth of the Vanteyam Godavari.

Narasapur Point (Andhra Pradesh-E India)
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