South Indian Ocean Pilot: Islands Westward of Longitude 92 ̊east Including Madagascar and the Comoro Islands

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927 - Pilot guides - 546 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
Meteorological tables
491
Regulations for approaching French territorial waters
505

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Amsterdam Island Analalava anchor anchorage Andrano Anne Island Antongil Bay B. A. Chart bank barometer barrier reef basaltic beach beacon bearing Betsiboka boats bottom British naval vessel buoy Cape Cape Laurens Cape St casuarinas Chagos Archipelago Chagos Bank channel Chesterfield Island cliffs coast coconut Comoro Islands Cooks Glacier coral reef Corinthian Bay Crozet Islands Cumberland Bay Curieuse Island D'Arros Island Despair Rocks dhows Diego Suarez distance Durban east eastern side eastward edge entrance extremity Farafangana fathoms 11 fathoms 7.3 fathoms 9.1 feet flagstaff Flat Island Fort Dauphin Foule Point full and change harbor Heard Island high water hills Hillsborough Bay Hydrographic Office Indian Ocean interval at full island islets iy2 miles Jeanne D'Arc Keli kelp Kerguelen Island knots lagoon land Lango Lava least depth lies light Light List lighthouse low water Madagascar Mahanoro Maintirano Manakara mangroves Marovoai Mary Island Mauritius miles long miles southward miles southwestward miles westward miles wide Mohilla monsoon Morombe Morondava Mount Campbell Mozambique Channel Murray Island Mutsamudu near Nievre North Island northern end northern side northward northwest Nosi Nosi Lava offshore outer Pamanzi pass passage patches Peninsula Point Port Port Louis Port Mathurin Port Victoria Possession Island Praslin reef extends River rock sand sand bank Seychelles shoal shore Sir James Ross South Pass southeast southeastern southern southwestward springs rise steamer steep-to summit Tamatave Thumb Mountain tidal tide Transit of Venus trees Valiha Vatomandri Vaudreuil village Vohemar ward weather western wind yards wide Zanzibar

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