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Gulf of Khambhat

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Map of Gulf of Khambhat location.

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The Gulf of Khambhat (also known as the Gulf of Cambay) is an inlet of the Arabian Sea along the west coast of India, in the state of Gujarat. About 130 kilometres (80 mi) miles in length, it divides the Kathiawar Peninsula from the south-eastern part of Gujarat.

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Map where the Gulf of Khambhat is located.

The Narmada, Tapti, Mahi and Sabarmati rivers drain into it. There are plans to construct a 30-kilometre (19 mi) dam across the gulf.

The Gulf of Khambhat

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Wildlife

Gulf of Khambhat in India Map

To the west of the Gulf, Asiatic lions inhabit the Gir Forest National Park and its surroundings, the region of Kathiawar or Saurashtra. To the east of the Gulf, the region of the Dangs' Forest and Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, where Gujarat meets Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, is a Bengal tiger habitat.

Gulf of Khambhat in India Map
Location of Gulf of Khambhat
An aerial view of the Gulf of Khambhat.

References

Gulf of Khambhat Wikipedia


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