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Sediments in the Gulf of Kutch, India – December 21st, 2011

December 21st, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Sediments

India - December 17th, 2011

Brown sediments pour through the Gulf of Kutch, an inlet of the Arabian Sea along the west coast of India, in the state of Gujarat. The gulf is renowned for extreme daily tides.

The maximum depth of the Gulf of Kutch is 401 feet (122 m). It is about 99 miles in length, and divides the Kutch and Kathiawar peninsula regions of Gujarat. The Rukmavati River empties into the Arabian Sea nearby.

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