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Two White Rocks (W India)

Two White Rocks (W India)

Characteristics

Description

Two White Rocks, 5m high and close together, lie about 4 miles WNW of Baindur Head, and are very prominent when the sun shines on them.

Single Rock, 3m high, lies about 2 miles N, and a rock awash lies about 0.8 mile SSE, respectively, of Two White Rocks.

Caution.—Although the area inside the above dangers has been examined and dangers found, it is possible that others may exist.

It is recommended, therefore, that vessels should not attempt to pass inside them, and they should keep in depths of more than 20m between Hog Island and Coondapoor.

10/03/2012
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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

Baindur Head (W India)

1nm
39°
Baindur Head, about 6 miles SSE of Huddi Point, is 61m high and cliffy. It is conspicuous from seaward, being the W point of a table and extending some distance inland.
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Nancowry Rock (W India)

3.3nm
176°
Nancowry Rock consists of two rocky shoals; the W shoal has a depth of 3m. A rock, 3m high, lies between Nancowry Rock and the coast.
10 Mar 12

Huddi Point (W India)

5.8nm
335°
The coast between Bhatkal and Huddi Point, about 1.3 miles SE, consists of cliffs up to about 60m high.
Huddi Point is a cliffy promontory, rising to a height of about 52m about 0.5 mile inland; a small rounded hill, 35m high, lies on the extremity of the point. The coast is then ...
9 Mar 12

Bhatkal lighthouse (W India)

7.2nm
331°
Bhatkal Fort, in ruins, lies on a rocky point, 46m high, at the entrance to the Bhatkal River.
Bhatkal Light is shown from a square masonry tower with red bands on the fort, and is obscured by Shirali on bearings between 129° and 132°.
The town of Bhatkal lies on the N bank ...
8 Mar 12

Bhatkal port (W India)

7.2nm
332°
This port is  well - protected port on the  bank of  Bhatkal river. Presently  fishing  vessels are utilising  the  facilities of  this port. Caution.—When approaching the port of Bhatkal, do not proceed into depths of less than 18.3m ...
8 Mar 12

Kerekund island (W India)

11nm
328°
Kerekund, a rocky islet 19m high, lies about 4 miles S of Murdeshvar and on the W edge of the coastal reef. A rock, 3m high, and a rock, 7m high, lie about 0.5 mile NNE and SE, respectively, of the islet.
Between Kerekund and Bhatkal Fort, about 4.5 miles SE, the low and sandy ...
8 Mar 12

Saint Mary Isles (W India)

30nm
170°
The coast between Coondapoor and Malpe, about 17.5 miles S, is fringed by coconut trees and broken only by the mouth of the Sita Nadi River. The Saint Mary Isles consist of Coconut Island, Middle Rock, Entrance Rock, and the Darya Bahadurgarh Islands.Passage between the islands is ...
12 Mar 12

Tippu Sultan Gudda Light (W India)

14nm
161°
Tippu Sultan Gudda Light is shown from September 15 to May 15, about 1.5 miles NNW of the Haladi River entrance. Two conspicuous objects are a white house is close NE and a gray chimney, 40m high, 1 mile E of the entrance of the river.
12 Mar 12

Haladi river (W India)

14nm
161°
Coondapoor (Kundapur) is an open roadstead off the common entrance of the Haladi River and the Chakranadi River.
The coast N of the river entrance consists of low hills up to about 37m high. The coast S of the entrance is flat, sandy, and fringed with coconut trees up to 24m high.
A ...
12 Mar 12

Coondapoor Light (W India)

14nm
161°
Coondapoor Light is shown from a steel mast, about 0.8 mile S of the entrance, from September 16 to May 15. It is difficult to distinguish from other white lights nearby.
12 Mar 12

Murdeshvar islet (W India)

15nm
335°
The coast between Honavar and the entrance to the Bhatkal River, is low and sandy with some rocky points. A ridge, reaching an elevation of about 150m, extends about 2 miles along the coast from a position about 3 miles S of Honavar.
The ridge is covered with brushwood and contrasts ...
8 Mar 12

Netrani (Pigeon Island) (W India)

17nm
301°
Netrani (Pigeon Island), about 9 miles W of Shirali, and 10 NM of Murudeshwara, is a coral island, wooded and flat-topped with a conspicuous summit, 101m high. It is steep-to except for a rock, 16m high, off its S end, and a rocky shoal close E of the island.
This Island has some ...
8 Mar 12
Local Area

West coast of India

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Numerous ...
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Arabian Sea

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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

Saint Mary Isles (W India)

The coast between Coondapoor and Malpe, about 17.5 miles S, is fringed by coconut trees and broken only by the mouth of the Sita Nadi River. The Saint Mary Isles consist of Coconut Island, Middle Rock, Entrance Rock, and the Darya Bahadurgarh Islands.Passage between the islands is ...
12 Mar 12

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.
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13 Mar 12

Belekeri (W India)

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6 Mar 12
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