Gulf of Khambhat

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Gulf of Khambhat on the right. Image NASA Earth Observatory

The Gulf of Khambhat (formerly known as the Gulf of Cambay)[1] is an inlet of the Arabian Sea along the west coast of India, in the state of Gujarat. It is about 130 kilometres (80 mi) miles in length,[1] and divides the Kathiawar peninsula to the west from the eastern part of Gujarat state.

The Narmada, Tapti, Mahi and Sabarmati rivers drain into it.

There are plans to construct a 30km dam across the gulf.[2]

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  1. ^ a b  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cambay, Gulf of". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
  2. ^ "The Gulf of Khambhat Development Project". Gujarat. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 

Coordinates: 21°30′N 72°30′E / 21.500°N 72.500°E / 21.500; 72.500