Vijayadurg Light is shown from a white steel tower with red horizontal bands on the NE corner of the fort. Vijayadurg, a small village, is situated about 0.8 mile S of the light.
Anchorage can be taken in about 0.5 mile NNE of Vijayardurg Light, in 8m, mud.
The coast between Vijayadurg Harbor and Devgarh Harbor, about 10 miles S, is fairly regular, although entered by numerous streams and creeks. Steep, abrupt cliffs are fronted by sandy beaches and coves.
The land behind the cliffs is flat, but farther inland it rises to bare rocky hills with no vegetation except in the rainy season.
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