Malad Creek

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Malad Creek or Marve Creek is a creek in north-west Mumbai. Located west of Malad, the Oshiwara River drains into it. To the west is Madh Island, and to the east lies Versova. Earlier it was surrounded by a 1,000-acre (4.0 km2) area of mangroves. But now this area has shrunk to 400 acres (1.6 km2) as the real estate prices in Malad went up. Malad creek is 5 km in length.[1]


  1. ^ Menezes, Nadia (March 10, 2005). "Malad's mangrove massacre". Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 

Coordinates: 19°08′N 72°48′E / 19.133°N 72.800°E / 19.133; 72.800