Gulf of Kutch

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Gulf of Kutch on the left. Image NASA Earth Observatory

The Gulf of Kutch is an inlet of the Arabian Sea along the west coast of India, in the state of Gujarat, and renowned for extreme daily tides.[1]


The maximum depth of Gulf of Kutch is 401 feet (122 m).[citation needed]

It is a region with highest potential of tidal energy generation.

It is about 99 miles in length, and divides Kutch and the Kathiawar peninsula regions of Gujarat. The Rukmavati River empties into the Arabian Sea nearby. Gulf of Khambhat lies in south and the Great Rann of Kutch is located in north of the gulf.

Flaura and fauna[edit]

The first coral garden will be setup near Mithapur in Gulf of Kutch. The different species of corals will be setup and underwater garden will be developed for conservation and tourism purposes. It will be developed by joint venture of Gujarat forest department, Wildlife Trust of India and Tata Chemicals.[2]

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Coordinates: 22°36′N 69°30′E / 22.600°N 69.500°E / 22.600; 69.500