Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), the capital city of the state of Kerala, lies about 1 mile from the coast. The ruins of a pier, extending to the LW line, are prominent on the coast S of the city.
Trivandrum is a lighterage port with no docking facilities available.
Pilotage is not compulsory but one is available.
Trivandrum is closed during the Summer Monsoon season, usually May through August.
Landing should not be attempted by small boats due to a strong surf running along the coastline during the winter monsoon season.
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 ...
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