Tangasseri Point Light is shown from a concrete tower, 41m high, painted in black and white diagonal stripes, on the point. The point has been reported to be a good radar target at 17 miles.
The coast from close E of Tangasseri Point to about 3 miles NNW of it is rocky with groves of palms growing close to the HW line.
Caution: Vessels approaching Quilon (Kollam) from the N should not approach Tangasseri Point in depths of less than 20m to avoid the foul ground W and SW of the point. When the tile work’s prominent red 35m high chimney bears 044°°, steer for it on that bearing, which leads between Gamaria Rock and Pallikall Shoal.
Black rocks Two Rocks Outer Rocks (W India)
The coast between Malpe and New Mangalore, about 26 miles SSE, is straight and fringed with coconut trees.
Black Rocks, 13m high and conspicuous, lie about 4 miles S of Malpe.
Two rocks, 3m high, and two rocks, 5m high, lie about 0.5 mile NW and 0.2 mile WSW, respectively, of ...
13 Mar 12