GULF OF CAMBAY , an inlet in the
See also:coast of India, in the
See also:Gujarat division of Bombay . It is about 8o m. in length, but is shallow and abounds in shoals and sandbanks . It is supposed that the
See also:depth of
See also:water in this gulf has been decreasing for more than two centuries past . The tides, which are very high, run into it with amazing velocity, but at low water the bottom is
See also:left nearly dry for some distance below the latitude of the
See also:town of Cambay . It is, however, an important inlet, being the channel by which the valuable produce of central Gujarat and the
See also:British districts of
See also:Ahmedabad and
See also:Broach is exported; but the railway from Bombay to
See also:Baroda and Ahmedabad, near Cambay, has for some
See also:time past been attracting the
See also:trade to itself .
CAMBER (derived through the Fr. from Lat. camera, v...
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.