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Porbandar

Porbandar

Characteristics

Description

Small port protected by a breakwater.
27/03/2012
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Porbandar
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Petit port protégé par une digue.
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Localisation

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Sites around Porbandar
Flying distances - Direct line

Okha

57nm
330°
Small port.
27 Mar 12

Kandla

91nm
22°
Port .
27 Mar 12

Nagwa point (W India)

91nm
127°
Nagwa Point is the S extremity of Diu Island, about 3.5 miles E of Diu Head. It is a dark bluff, with cliffs 9.1 to 12.2m high, rising to a 20m summit marked by a bush.
Shoal water, over which the sea breaks occasionally, extends about 0.3 mile WSW from Nagwa Point.
29 Feb 12

Diu harbor (W India)

95nm
124°
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

Diu Head (W India)

95nm
124°
Diu Head, a rocky bluff about 30m high, can be identified by the lighthouse, two long buildings, and a small temple lying near its summit.
From this summit the land slopes gradually E, terminating in a rocky point, on which there is a cairn, 8m high.
29 Feb 12

Nawabandar (W India)

98nm
122°
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

Jafarabad harbour (W India)

110nm
114°
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

Piram island (W Cambay gulf - India)

154nm
90°
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

Piparav Bandar port (W India)

116nm
109°
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

Kuda point (W Cambay - India)

151nm
89°
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 ...
1 Mar 12

Kotada Bluff (W India)

136nm
102°
Kotada Bluff is 26m high and conspicuous.
During W winds, boats can land on the NE side of the bluff.
29 Feb 12

Gopnath Point (W Cambay - India)

143nm
100°
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
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

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

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
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