West Coast of Hindostan [Afterw.] India Pilot. 1st- Ed. [With] Suppl. [And] Admiralty Notices to Mariners Admiralty Hydrogr Dept

ISBN: 9781230220161

Published: September 12th 2013

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West Coast of Hindostan [Afterw.] India Pilot. 1st- Ed. [With] Suppl. [And] Admiralty Notices to Mariners  by  Admiralty Hydrogr Dept

West Coast of Hindostan [Afterw.] India Pilot. 1st- Ed. [With] Suppl. [And] Admiralty Notices to Mariners by Admiralty Hydrogr Dept
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 138 pages | ISBN: 9781230220161 | 6.75 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... chapter iv. cxnaba andMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...

chapter iv. cxnaba and goa coasts.--mount dilly to tiracol river. Variation, 0 19 East in 1865. the Canara Coast extends over a distance of 190 miles- the southern half is low and sandy, and fronted with cocoa-nut trees, having rivers every 10 or 12 miles, and in a few places interrupted by little rocky points- the northern half consists of bold headlands, separating sandy bays, with rivers as above, and many islands and rocks lie off the shore. Mount Diiit has been described in the previous chapter, so it may here suffice to say that, when viewed from the north-west, the highest peak appears on its outer part, and gives it the appearance of being very steep-to when seen from a distance and before the little fort point is visible.

The channel, between the Lakadivh islands and the West coast of India, is narrowest off Mount Billy, from which cape the Elicalpeni bank, the easternmost danger of the Lakadivh group, and said to have less than 4 fathoms in one part, bears S.W. by W. 83 miles- the bank of soundings off the coast extends just halfway to the Elicalpeni bank. Icxtvoy River, which skirts round the north side of Dilly high land, is the actual boundary of the provinces of Malabar and Canara- its mouth is 4 miles N.N.W.

W. from Dilly fort point- it runs parallel with the coast for 15 miles northward, but is only available for small boats. the Coast north of Kuvoy is a very straight sandy shore for 21 miles- at a distance of 5 miles from the sea there is table-land from 150 to 250 feet high. Nearly 20 miles N. by W. f W. from Dilly cape is the old fort of Hoss Droog, on elevated ground, and close to it a travellers bungalow, rather more than a mile from the shore, and about



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