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Ten degrees channel (India)

Ten degrees channel (India)

Characteristics

Description

Ten degrees Channel which lies between Little Andaman Island and the Car Nicobar, about 77 miles to the S, is deep and clear. The Channel is approximately 150 km wide, running essentially along an east-west orientation. It is so named as it lies on the 10-degree line of latitude, north of the equator.

A depth of 7.3m lies 4 miles S of Sandy Point, the SW point of Little Andaman Island.

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Luhara Point (E Cumbay - W India)

The coast between the entrance of the Sena River and Luhara Point, about 18 miles N, is low and marshy. It is intersected by several streams and rivers, and is flooded at spring tides from 1 to 4 miles inland.The Narmada River flows into the Gulf of Cambay, S of Luhara Point, through ...
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Piram island (W Cambay gulf - India)

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

Kuda point (W Cambay - India)

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

Dani point (E Cumbay - W India)

Dani Point Light is shown from a steel framework structure, 26m high, about 2.5 miles SE of the entrance to the Sena River.
Gulwala Bank, with depths of less than 11m, extends about 6.3 miles S from a position about 3.5 miles W of the S entrance point of the Kim River. There is ...
1 Mar 12

Magdalla port (W India)

Magdalla, an official point of entry, includes the Hazira port complex comprised an Hazira Offshore Terminal, the Hazira LNG Terminal, and a bulk/container terminal presently under construction.
The actual port of Magdalla is located about 5 miles upstream on the S bank of the ...
1 Mar 12

Suvali Point (E Cumbay - W India)

Suvali Point, the E entrance point of the Gulf of Cambay, is fringed by the drying coastal reef which extends about 1 mile W of the point.
Tapti Light is shown from a white circular stone column, 27m high, on the point; a tomb lies close SE of the light structure.
The coast ...
1 Mar 12

Gopnath Point (W Cambay - India)

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

Kandla

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27 Mar 12

Daman Point (W India)

Between Suvali Point and Daman, is an alluvial belt through which the Tapti River forms a deep and fertile delta.
Along the S part of this coast are small hillocks of drifted sand; the coastin some parts is watered by springs and covered with a thick growth of creepers and date ...
1 Mar 12

Kotada Bluff (W India)

Kotada Bluff is 26m high and conspicuous.
During W winds, boats can land on the NE side of the bluff.
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Piparav Bandar port (W India)

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

Arnala island (W India)

Arnala Island, 4m high with a fort on it, lies about 0.5 mile offshore, and is fringed by rocks on all sides. Shoal water, with depths of less than 5m, extends about 1 mile W of the island. Arnala Island has been reported to give good radar returns at 27 miles.
Arnala Light is ...
1 Mar 12
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Arabian Sea

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Andaman sea

The Andaman Sea (or Burma sea in Thai)  is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Myanmar, west of Thailand and east of the Andaman Islands; it is a part of Indian Ocean.The sea has been traditionally used for fishery and transportation of goods between ...
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