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Worli Point (W India)

Worli Point (W India)

Characteristics

Description

The coast between Worli Point, the NW extremity of Bombay Island, and Malabar Point, about 5.3 miles SSW, is fringed by drying reefs and shoal water, with depths of less than 5.5m extending up to 1 mile offshore in the N part and about 0.5 mile off the S part.
A conspicuous TV tower lies at an elevation of 305m, 1.5 miles SSE of Worli Point.
1/03/2012
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Flying distances - Direct line

Mumbai (Bombay) (W India)

5.8nm
166°
Depths in the approach to the coast between Mumbai (Bombay) and Cape Rama are fairly deep and clear of dangers, with the exception of Angria Bank.Angria Bank, with a least depth of 20.1m in position 16°43'N, 72°03'E, lies about 65 miles off the coast, and is composed of sand, shells, ...
2 Mar 12

Dongri Point (W India)

16nm
355°
Dongri Point, the S entrance point of Bassein Creek, is a bluff point as seen from seaward. It rises to an elevation of 94m about 0.5 mile S of the point, and then slopes gradually to level country about 2 miles farther S.
A light is shown from about mid-September to mid-June.Poshpir, ...
1 Mar 12

Arnala island (W India)

26nm
349°
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

Korlai Point (W India)

29nm
169°
Korlai Fort, on the S side of Kundalika River entrance, stands on the summit of a reddish-colored headland, connected to the mainland by a low, narrow, and sandy isthmus. The N part of this headland slopes gradually to the sea and terminates in a rocky point.
A light, with a racon, ...
2 Mar 12

Kumbaru Point (W India)

48nm
171°
Kumbaru Point, 70m high, lies about 3.5 miles S of Nanwell Point and is the N entrance point of Kumbaru Bay. The point fronts densely wooded hills rising to about 240m; there is a conspicuous bluff about 2.3miles E of the point.
Shah Jehan Shoal, with a least depth of 4.2m, lies ...
2 Mar 12

Kumbaru bay (W India)

49nm
171°
Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, can be taken, in a depth of 3/5m, SE of Kumbaru Point, in Kumbaru bay.
2 Mar 12

Srivardhan point (W India)

61nm
169°
Srivardhan Bay, about 5 miles SSE of Kumbaru Bay, is shallow and the village of Srivardhan lies at its head. A light is shown from the S end of the N entrance point of the bay fromSeptember to May.
2 Mar 12

Savitri River (W India)

63nm
168°
The coast between the entrances of the Savitri River and the Vashishti River, about 25 miles SSE, consists of a series of plateaus at elevations of 150 to 210m.A vessel proceeding between the two rivers will not encounter any shoals by keeping from 1.5 to 3 miles offshore and in depths of over 9.1m.
2 Mar 12

Daman Point (W India)

83nm
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

Tolkeshwar Point (W India)

89nm
167°
Tolkeshwar Point, the S entrance point of the Vashisti River, is bold and faced with cliffs about 90m high; an ancient Hindu temple and a prominent clump of trees stand on its summit. 
2 Mar 12

Boria Bay (W India)

101nm
167°
Boria Bay lies SE of Boria Headland. Anchorage, sheltered from NW winds, may be obtained by small vessels, in a depth of 8m, mud.
The coast between Boria Headland and Bhandarawadi Point, 3.5 miles SSE, is composed of small, sandy bays divided by rocky points.
2 Mar 12

Jaigarh Head (W India)

105nm
168°
Jaigarh Head has Karateshwar Point at its NW extremity; this point appears from seaward to be a level and almost barren plateau terminating in steep rocky cliffs. A Hindu temple stands on the steep face of the cliffs. Jaigarh Head has been reported to be a good radar target at 20 ...
2 Mar 12
Local Area

West coast of India

Between Diu Head (from N) and Cape Rama (to S), there is the gulf of Cambay and the largest sea-port on the W coast of India, the port of Mumbai (Bombay), the largest seaport on the W coast of India.
An extensive offshore area is being developed for oil production.
Numerous ...
20 Mar 12

Arabian Sea

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

Gulf of Cambay (W India)

The Gulf of Cambay is about 30 miles wide at its entrance between Gopnath Point and Suvali Point.
Malacca Banks, with deep channels to the W and E, lie in the fairway of the approach.
Grant Channel and Sutherland Channel are safer to use than the channels between the banks, ...
1 Mar 12

St George's Islands (W India)

St George’s Islands consists of three islands between 1.5 and 2.5 miles SSW of Marmagao Head.
Grandi Island is the collective name of the two S islands of the group, which are connected by a narrow reef of rock and shingle.
The W of the two islands, 76m high and conical, is ...
4 Mar 12

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
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