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Ramaypatnam Lighthouse (Andra Pradeh-E India)

Ramaypatnam Lighthouse (Andra Pradeh-E India)

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Description

Ramaypatnam Light, from which a radiobeacon transmits, is shown from a hexagonal concrete tower lying on the coast 0.8 mile NE of the church at Ramaypatnam, built in 1870, that served as a land mark for the benefit of ships cruising off the Ramaypatnam coast.
The Lighthouse Tower was built in 1982 and the PRB-21 equipment supplied by M/s Asia Navigation Aids,New Delhi was installed on it. The lighthouse was commissioned in to service on 26th June1982. The sealed beam lamps were replaced by Auto Head lights with 12 V 100 W halogen lamps in February 1996.
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Mutapolli Bank (E India)

28nm
22°
Mutapolli Bank, with depths of 6.4 to 11m, lies centered about 11 miles E of Kottapatnam. Overfalls usually mark this bank.
Two detached shoals, with depths of 10 to 11m, lie within 5.8 miles SW and three detached shoals, with depths of 9.1 to 11m, lie within 11.3 miles NE of this bank.
28 Mar 12

Shallinger Shoal (Andra Pradesh-E India)

40nm
165°
Shallinger Shoal, a spit with depths of 3.2 to 4.6m, extends about 2.5 miles NE from the coast, 7.5 miles N of the mouth of the Upputeru River. A detached 5.5m patch lies 1.5 miles S of the NE extremity of Shallinger Shoal.
28 Mar 12

Krishnapatnam port (Andra Pradesh-E India)

48nm
173°
Krishnapatnam or Kistnapatam is a port town in Muthukur mandal of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh.Krishnapatnam is a major port and market center. It is situated at a distance of 24 km from Nellore City in Nellore District, the southernmost coastal district in the state of ...
28 Mar 12

Armagon light (Andra Pradesh-E India)

69nm
172°
Armagon Light is shown from a white round concrete tower with red bands, about 30m high, lying near the coast 7 miles NNW of Point Pudi.
28 Mar 12

Armagon shoal (E India)

73nm
170°
Armagon Shoal, with depths ranging from 3 to 9.1m, extends about 15 miles N from a position 1.5 miles NE of Point Pudi.
A narrow, detached shoal, about 2.5 miles long, with depths of 10 to 11m, lies close N of the N end of Armagon Shoal. The sea sometimes breaks over the shallowest ...
26 Mar 12

False Divi Point (E India)

60nm
48°
False Divi Point is a low headland located at the northern end of the Coromandel Coast, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
It is located at the apex of the Krishna River delta and covered by small mangroves. The area is low, swampy and dominated by mangroves.A bank, which dries in ...
28 Mar 12

Point Pudi (Andhra Pradesh-E India)

76nm
171°
Point Pudi, a low sandy point, is marked by clumps of palm trees. Armagon Shoal extends N from Point Pudi.
28 Mar 12

Nagayalanka Lighthouse (Andra Pradesh-E India)

70nm
51°
Nagayalanka Lighthouse, 15 m hidh, lies 2.3 miles NW of Divi Point and is maintained as a landmark.
The station is situated near the mouths of Krishna river. There is a masonry retaining wall, which serves as jetty. A cement concrete path way for 500 m from the Lighthouse station ...
28 Mar 12

Pulicat lighthouse (Tamil Nadu-E India)

99nm
170°
The Lighthouse station is separated from Pulicat town by a sea water channel.
The town of Pulicat lies on an island at the S end of Pulicat Lake and is visible from the offing. A tall conspicuous monument lies close N of the lighthouse near the beach.
The lighthouse at this ...
28 Mar 12

Pulicat Shoals (E India)

102nm
170°
Pulicat Shoals, a chain of hard, sandy patches with depths ranging from 4.3 to 9.1m, extends about 7.5 miles NNE from the N end of Ennur Shoal.
Several detached patches, with depths of 8.2 to 11m, lie within 3.8 miles N and NNW of the N end of Pulicat Shoals.
These shoals were ...
26 Mar 12

Divi point (Andhra Pradesh-E India)

83nm
48°
Divi Point is the SE extremity and False Divi Point is the SW extremity of the delta.
Ocean-going local craft use the river for about 6 months of the year.
Krishna Old Light, a white masonry tower, 44m high, lies about 9.5 miles ENE of False Divi Point. Another old lighthouse, ...
28 Mar 12

Ennur shoal (E India)

107nm
170°
Ennur Shoal, with depths of 0.9 to 8.5m, extends 2.5 miles NE from a position on the coast about 10.5 miles NNE of Chennai Harbor. The coast between Chennai and Ennur, about 9.5 miles NNE, is bordered by plantations of casuarina and palm trees.
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Local Area

Coromandel coast (E India)

The Coromandel Coast is the name given to the southeastern coast of the Indian Subcontinent between Cape Comorin and False Divi Point.
It may also include the southeastern coast of the island of Sri Lanka.
The coast is generally low, and punctuated by the deltas of several large ...
23 Mar 12

East Coast of India

India, or the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east.
In the Indian Ocean, India ...
20 Mar 12

Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal (largest bay in the world,) forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. It is bordered mostly by the Eastern Coast of India, southern coast of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to the west and Burma (Myanmar) and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (part of India) to the ...
20 Nov 11

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

Nizampatam Bay (Andhra Pradesh-E India)

Nizampatam Bay lies between Kottapatam and False Divi Point, about 41 miles ENE, and recedes about 14 miles to the N. Except for the shoals in the vicinity of Mutapolli Bank, the bay is free from dangers and its shores may be approached with safety to a depth of 9.1m.A backwater is ...
28 Mar 12

Palk Strait North side (E India)

The N shore of Palk Strait consists of the low-lying coast between Point Calimere and a low point, about 39 miles WSW, which projects from the coast close S of the entrance to the Vellar River.
Between Point Calimere and Atirampattinam, about 29 miles W, the coast consists of mud ...
23 Mar 12
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