Dolphin's Nose

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Coordinates: 17°39′58″N 83°14′36″E / 17.666210°N 83.243249°E / 17.666210; 83.243249

Dolphin's Nose
RK Beach at Sunset time 02.JPG
Dolphin's Nose as seen from the RK Beach
Highest point
Elevation358 m (1,175 ft)
Geography
LocationVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Dolphin's Nose is located in Visakhapatnam between Yarada and Gangavaram Port. The hill is named as Dolphin nose because it resembles a dolphin's nose..[1]

History[edit]

Before independence the British Army used it as a Military Camp. There is a Hindu Temple, a Church, and a Mosque on this hill. in 1804 British and French forces fought near this hill.[2] and the battle is called the Battle of Vizagapatam.

Lighthouse[edit]

A lighthouse on this hill guided ships to enter Visakhapatnam Port.[3]. recently Government of India is planning to start lighthouse tourism .

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bayya, Venkatesh (17 March 2016). "Dolphin's Nose a natural wonder of Vizag". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ "History Dolphins nose" (PDF). censusindia. Retrieved 12 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Lighthouse on hill". business standard. Retrieved 28 September 2013.