Comorin


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Comorin

 

a cape in India, the southern extremity of the Hindustan Peninsula, situated at 8°04’ N lat. and 77°35’ E long.

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X, 158, decia que las perlas que se pescaban en Comorin eran las mas hermosas del mundo.
Bhat identifies Malaya with the "southern part of the western Ghats from the Nilgiris to Cape Comorin," and mentions its association with the Pandyas in the Mahabharata.
Before reaching Kanyakumari, we made a slight detour to see the Vattakottai Fort, taking in the views of the blue sea and Cape Comorin from far.
The new governor eventually demarcated for the casado entrepreneurs a space east of Cape Comorin, which was relatively free of state interference.
Cobra Road: Kyber to Cape Comorin by Trevor Fishlock (John Muray, pounds 8.
History holds few records of such jubilation as was witnessed that day from the Himalayas to Cape Comorin.
The backbone of this enterprise was the Great Trigonometrical Survey, which was designed to describe the meridional arc from Cape Comorin on the southern tip of India to the Himalayas.
It is about halfway between the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, and 340 miles from the tip of India at Cape Comorin.
The weather department further noted that gusty winds are likely to occur over Comorin area and along and off the south Tamil Nadu-south Kerala coasts during the next 36 hours, and along and off the Kerala coast in the subsequent 24 hours.
Even as fears loom large of a delayed and weak monsoon, the Met Department has claimed that conditions are becoming favourable for the onset of rains over Kerala and its further advance into more parts of South Arabian Sea, remaining parts of the Maldives- Comorin area, some parts of Tamil Nadu and Bay of Bengal and few parts of the northeastern states during the next three to four days.
Its fulcrum was Melaka, where three interlocking systems met: one going west past Cape Comorin and one east into the archipelago and the South China Sea, while the third reached north into the Bay of Bengal.
A point made well by Agehananda Bharati, to whose judgment disputes were frequently referred by his village hosts during his pilgrimage from Benares to Cape Comorin.