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Savitri River (W India)

Savitri River (W India)

Characteristics

Description

The coast between the entrances of the Savitri River and the Vashishti River, about 25 miles SSE, consists of a series of plateaus at elevations of 150 to 210m.

A vessel proceeding between the two rivers will not encounter any shoals by keeping from 1.5 to 3 miles offshore and in depths of over 9.1m.

2/03/2012
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Sites around Savitri River (W India)
Flying distances - Direct line

Srivardhan point (W India)

3.2nm
314°
Srivardhan Bay, about 5 miles SSE of Kumbaru Bay, is shallow and the village of Srivardhan lies at its head. A light is shown from the S end of the N entrance point of the bay fromSeptember to May.
2 Mar 12

Kumbaru bay (W India)

14nm
338°
Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, can be taken, in a depth of 3/5m, SE of Kumbaru Point, in Kumbaru bay.
2 Mar 12

Kumbaru Point (W India)

15nm
336°
Kumbaru Point, 70m high, lies about 3.5 miles S of Nanwell Point and is the N entrance point of Kumbaru Bay. The point fronts densely wooded hills rising to about 240m; there is a conspicuous bluff about 2.3miles E of the point.
Shah Jehan Shoal, with a least depth of 4.2m, lies ...
2 Mar 12

Tolkeshwar Point (W India)

25nm
167°
Tolkeshwar Point, the S entrance point of the Vashisti River, is bold and faced with cliffs about 90m high; an ancient Hindu temple and a prominent clump of trees stand on its summit. 
2 Mar 12

Korlai Point (W India)

34nm
346°
Korlai Fort, on the S side of Kundalika River entrance, stands on the summit of a reddish-colored headland, connected to the mainland by a low, narrow, and sandy isthmus. The N part of this headland slopes gradually to the sea and terminates in a rocky point.
A light, with a racon, ...
2 Mar 12

Boria Bay (W India)

37nm
165°
Boria Bay lies SE of Boria Headland. Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, may be obtained by small vessels, in a depth of 8m, mud.
The coast between Boria Headland and Bhandarawadi Point, 3.5 miles SSE, is composed of small, sandy bays divided by rocky points.
2 Mar 12

Jaigarh Head (W India)

41nm
168°
Jaigarh Head has Karateshwar Point at its NW extremity; this point appears from seaward to be a level and almost barren plateau terminating in steep rocky cliffs. A Hindu temple stands on the steep face of the cliffs. Jaigarh Head has been reported to be a good radar target at 20 ...
2 Mar 12

Jaigarh Bay (W India)

41nm
166°
Jaigarh Bay is entered between Jaigarh Head and Bhandarawadi Point, about 1.8 miles NE.
The estuary of the Shastri River, which flows into the head of the bay, forms a sheltered, convenient harbor, fairly easy to access, even during the Southwest Monsoon, for vessels of about 3.4m ...
2 Mar 12

Warori Bluff anchorage (W India)

48nm
166°
A sheltered anchorage, during the Southwest Monsoon, can be odtain on the N side of Warori Bluff, in 5,5 m.
2 Mar 12

Warori Bluff point (W India)

48nm
166°
Warori Bluff, about 4.5 miles SSE of Ambwah Point, is a conspicuous promontory, 70m high. A light is shown about 0.5 mile SE of the W extremity of Warori Bluff. Good radar returns have been reported from Warori Bluff at 17 miles.
2 Mar 12

Mumbai (Bombay) (W India)

57nm
348°
Depths in the approach to the coast between Mumbai (Bombay) and Cape Rama are fairly deep and clear of dangers, with the exception of Angria Bank.Angria Bank, with a least depth of 20.1m in position 16°43'N, 72°03'E, lies about 65 miles off the coast, and is composed of sand, shells, ...
2 Mar 12

Kalabadevi Bay (W India)

57nm
166°
Kalbadevi Bay is entered between Sookana Point and Kurne Point.Anchorage may be obtained, in 8m, about 0.7 mile E of Sookana Point and 0.3 mile offshore. Local vessels call here during the Southwest Monsoon.
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

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23 Dec 07

Indian Ocean

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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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