West coast of Hindostan [afterw.] India pilot. 1st- ed. [With] Suppl. [and] Admiralty notices to mariners, Volume 2

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1884
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Page 12 - W., and should be seen in clear weather from a distance of about 10 miles. The lighthouse...
Page 11 - Two beacons are placed on Martin Garcia for the purpose of guiding vessels through the channel ; one named Farol mast, near the centre of the island; the other a white beacon near its south-east end. These, when in line, lead between Santa Anna and Middle banks.
Page 12 - ... reef, and deepens as rapidly outside 15 fathoms. HMS Ready slipped off into deep water almost immediately after anchoring in 15 fathoms ; but the anchor afterwards held when let go in 10 fathoms, during the whole of her stay (8 days), there being in the interval, occasional squalls off the island. When swung towards the reef, with 40 fathoms of cable out, there was not less than 5 fathoms under the stern. It was found necessary to keep the steam ready.
Page 6 - District, Goa, Portuguese territory. The peninsula of Marmagao is situated on the southern side of the harbour of Goa, on the left bank of the Zuari river. It is connected with the mainland by a narrow strip of sand about a quarter of a mile broad, and elevated some 10 feet above the sea. The whole peninsula is composed of laterite, and the shore is fringed with heavy boulders, which have crumbled and fallen from the cliff. The summit of the peninsula is a table-land, about...
Page 11 - From it is exhibited at an elevation of 110 feet above high water a flashing white light, at intervals of ten seconds...
Page 1 - Immediately to the eastward of the fort is a small landing jetty where good water can be procured at any time of the tide.

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