Gulf of Cambay


Gulf of Cambay
geographical name see Khambhat, Gulf of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Marine archaeology in the Gulf of Cambay — Marine archeology in the Gulf of Cambay now known as the Gulf of Khambhat centers around controversial findings made in December 2000 by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The structures and artifacts discovered by NIOT are the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Khambhat — The Gulf of Khambhat (formerly known as the Gulf of Cambay) is an inlet of the Arabian Sea along the west coast of India, in the state of Gujarat. It is about 80 miles in length, and divides the Kathiawar peninsula to the west from the eastern… …   Wikipedia

  • Cambay —    An ancient port town in the Gulf of Cambay, Cambay is mentioned as one of the ports on the west coast as early as the Gupta period (320 500). It is referred to frequently in the accounts of Arab geographers as one of the Indian ports… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • gulf — gulflike, adj. gulfy, adj. /gulf/, n. 1. a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land. 2. a deep hollow; chasm or abyss. 3. any wide separation, as in position, status, or education. 4. something that engulfs or swallows up. v.t. 5. to… …   Universalium

  • Cambay,Gulf of — Cam·bay (kăm bāʹ), Gulf of See Khambhat, Gulf of. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cambay, Gulf of — geographical name see Khambhat (Gulf of) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cambay — /kæmˈbeɪ/ (say kam bay) noun Gulf of, a gulf on the western coast of India, south east of the Kathiawar Peninsula …   Australian English dictionary

  • CAMBAY —    (31), a town and seaport N. of Bombay, on a gulf of the same name, which is fast silting up, in consequence of which the place, once a flourishing port, has fallen into decay …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cambay, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khambhat, Gulf of — or Gulf of Cambay Inlet, Arabian Sea, on the northwestern coast of India, southeast of the Kathiawar Peninsula. It is 120 mi (190 km) wide at its widest but rapidly narrows. It receives many rivers, including the Tapi and Mahi. Its orientation to …   Universalium


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