Gulf of Cambay

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Cambay, Gulf of


a gulf in the northern Arabian Sea, on the western coast of India. It extends 250 km inland, separating the Kathiawar Peninsula from the mainland. The gulf is up to 36 m deep. The Narbada and Tapti rivers flow into it. The tides are mixed, reaching a height of 11.9 m. Port cities on the gulf are Surat (on the Tapti River estuary) and Bhaunagar.

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Indian marine scientists recovered artifacts, including pottery clays, in the Gulf of Cambay off the coast of Surat in the western state of Gujarat, Science and Technology Minister Murli Manohar Joshi said.
Joshi said the findings, following a series of surveys in the area, indicate the existence of an ancient culture that got submerged in the Gulf of Cambay.
In the Gulf of Cambay, we have two complete cities, together roughly the size of Manhattan, 120ft underwater.
On January 14, India's Science and Technology Minister, Murli Manohar Joshi, announced a discovery of a lost civilisation in the Gulf of Cambay off the coast of Gujarat.
announced today that it has entered into a contract with Oil & Natural Gas Commission of India (ONGC) to drill four turnkey wells in the Gulf of Cambay.
The Gulf of Cambay block is a 3,590 square kilometer exploration block (approximately 825,000 acres) situated in the northern part of the Gulf of Cambay.
It is anticipated that any developments in the Gulf of Cambay can be integrated into this infrastructure.
In addition, the Company sold the balance of its assets in India, consisting of a 4% net profit interest in the PY-3 Field, and a 20 percent working interest in the Gulf of Cambay Block CB-OS/1.