Kachchh, Gulf of

Kachchh, Gulf of

gulf, India
Kachchh also spelled  Kutch,  Cutch , or  Kachh 

      northeastern arm of the Arabian Sea, extending between the Rann of Kachchh (a salt waste) and the Kāthiāwār Peninsula of west-central India. Reaching eastward for some 110 miles (180 km), the gulf varies in width from 10 to 40 miles (16 to 65 km). It is rimmed with mudflats, and many small islands rise from its waters. The port at the entrance to the gulf is Okha; other ports include Māndvi, Bedi, and Kandla.

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