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Remains of the ancient ports and anchorage points at Miyani and Visawada, on the west coast of India: A study based on underwater investigations
(The Society for Nautical Research, 2007)
The recent underwater explorations on the Saurashtra coast, Gujarat, India between Miyani on the west and Porbandar on the east yielded the existence two ports at Visawada and Miyani. Both sites are situated along the ...
Stone anchors from Sindhudurg Fort on the west coast of India
(Academic Press, 1997)
Inshore explorations have been carried out in the Malvan region of Maharashtra (India). Present article discusses the triangular and grapnel stone anchors found during the explorations at Sindhudurg and Padamgad Forests. ...
Grapnel stone anchors from Saurashtra: Remnants of Indo-Arab trade on the Indian coast
(The Society for Nautical Research, 2004)
Stone anchors have been used as a primary source of information on ancient navigation by marine archaeologists since long. These anchors used by ancient mariners are often noticed underwater at various places across the ...
Stone anchors (composite type) from the Saurshtra coast, India: An indicator of ancient ports and sea routes
(The Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, 2004)
Marine archaeological investigations on the Saurashtra coast specially at Dwarka, Bet Dwarka, Armada and Somnath brought to light a large number of stone anchors of various type which include composite, grapnel and ring-stone ...
Was the Rann of Kachchh navigable during the Harappan times (Mid-Holocene)? An archaeological perspective
(Current Science Association, 2013)
The Kachchh region, presently, is one of the difficul t areas in the Indian subcontinent for human settlement due to harsh climate, scanty rainfall and hence no scope for agriculture production. However, the region was ...