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Netrani (Pigeon Island) (W India)

Netrani (Pigeon Island) (W India)

Characteristics

Description

Netrani (Pigeon Island), about 9 miles W of Shirali, and 10 NM of Murudeshwara, is a coral island, wooded and flat-topped with a conspicuous summit, 101m high. It is steep-to except for a rock, 16m high, off its S end, and a rocky shoal close E of the island.

This Island has some of the best sites for scuba diving easily accessible from Goa, Mumbai or Bangalore. There are many dive shops from Goa that regularly organize dive expeditions to Netrani.

The island adjacent to Netrani is used by the Indian navy for target practice. 

It is not recommended to visit Netrani without permission.

8/03/2012
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Netrani (Pigeon Island) (W India)
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Flying distances - Direct line

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9nm
86°
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Murdeshvar islet (W India)

10nm
62°
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Bhatkal port (W India)

12nm
103°
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8 Mar 12

Bhatkal lighthouse (W India)

12nm
104°
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Huddi Point (W India)

13nm
107°
The coast between Bhatkal and Huddi Point, about 1.3 miles SE, consists of cliffs up to about 60m high.
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Two White Rocks (W India)

17nm
121°
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10 Mar 12

Basavrajdurg island (W india)

18nm
16°
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Baindur Head (W India)

17nm
118°
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Belekeri (W India)

43nm
352°
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Kumta point (W India)

24nm
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6 Mar 12

Nancowry Rock (W India)

19nm
129°
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10 Mar 12

Binge Bay (W India)

46nm
345°
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Belekeri (W India)

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Binge Bay (W India)

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