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  Cape Comorin tours,Cape Comorin travel,india Cape Comorin,tamil nadu,Cape Comorin travel agents,kanniyakumari,south ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Described as the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land end of India or the point where theland's three seas meet, enchanting Kanniyakumari or Cape Comorin is one of the most popular tourist spots in the state and indeed, in the country.
Part of the fascination is of course due to the fact that it is the very tip of the Indian peninsula and the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
Cape Comorin is at its best during Chitra Pournami(full moon day in April) when the sun and moon are face to face at the same horizon but other full moon days are also special when you can see the sun set and the moon rise almost simultaneously, as if by prior arrangement.
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  Capes And Points All Over the World quiz -- free game
This cape near the Strait of Gibraltar was the scene of a decisive battle during the Napoleon Wars (1805).
This cape is the eastern extremity of Africa.
This cape is the southern extremity of Africa.
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 Cape-India Destinations Tour-India Travel Destinations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) is at the southernmost tip of India and its where three seas meet: the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian sea.
Cape Comorin is one of the smallest districts in the state having an area of 1584 sq.kms.
Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) district came in to exixtence in the year 1956 as a result of re-organisation of stateson the basis of vernacular and added in the map of Tamil nadu.
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 Where
Cape Comorin is the English name for a small town known as Kanya Kumari.
The land's end of India or the point where the three seas meet, is the enchanting Kanniyakumari or Cape comorin.
Part of the fascination being the fact that it is the very tip of the Indian peninsula and the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
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 cape - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cod, Cape, peninsula, southeastern Massachusetts, crossed at its base by the Cape Cod Canal.
The cape is surrounded by Cape Cod Bay to the north,...
Cape Horn (Spanish Cabo de Hornos), promontory in southern Chile, in the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, on Horn Island.
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 Cape Province - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cape Province, former province in southern and western South Africa, occupying the southern tip of Africa.
Most of Northern Cape is flat, rocky, and sparsely vegetated.
In 1994 the region was divided into the three provinces of Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, and Western Cape.
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 KERALA HISTORY,CULTURE,FESTIVALS,RELIGIONS,DANCE FORMS,MUSIC,CUSTOMS AND MANNERS,MARTIAL ARTS,WILD LIFE,BACKWATERS AND ...
One account says that with the permission of Varunan (the God of the Sea), Parasu Rama flung his weapon from Cape Comorin and it fell at Gokarnam, where upon the sea receded from those two points to the present extent of the Malabar Coast and he called it Keralam.
He assembled the Brahmins of the sixty four gramams and declared to them that the capital of his newly reclaimed country, between Cape Comorin and Gokarnam shall be Padmanabhapuram.
The Brahmins of the sixty four gramams, the chiefs and petty Rajas of the country between Cape Comorin and Gokarnam were assembled here.
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 Capes Around The World! quiz -- free game
This cape is one of the world's northernmost points of land, located in the northernmost extremity of Greenland.
This cape is off the African continent's southernmost point, 17 km southeast of Capetown.
This cape is the northernmost point of Asia in Siberian Russia.
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 The Great Arc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
He later extended the series towards Cape Comorin and a new base line was measured in Coimbatore in 1806, at Tanjore in 1808, at Tinnavelly in 1809 and the primary triangles were extended then to sea shore at Pernnal, located 12 kms.
The arc series was then completed from Cape Comorin to Bangalore.
After completing the arc series from Cape Comorin to Bangalore in 1811, Lambton started the northward measurement.
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 Temples & Legends Of Tamilnadu/Index
A massive structure known as The Gandhi mandapam, in the orissa style as seenatBhuvan- eswar, has been constructed by the Goverment of India to commemorate the immersion at the Cape of the sacred ashes of the Father of the nation, mahatma Gandhi.
Six miles from Cape Comorin, there is a mountain with an interesting legendary history.
The temple is situated at a distance of 12 miles from Cape Comorin, in the midst of paddy fields.
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 Kanyakumari Tourism,Kanyakumari Tourism Guide,Tourism Info in Kanyakumari India
Kanyakumari or the Cape Comorin, the southern most tip of peninsular India is sprawled over an area of 1672 sq.
Kanyakumari or the Cape Comorin was once known as the Alexandria of the east.
Kanyakumari was given the name Cape Comorin by the British as it was easier for them to pronounce.
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 Cape Comorin - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
CAPE COMORIN, a headland in the state of Travancore, forming the extreme southern point of the peninsula of India.
The village of Comorin, with the temple of Kanniyambal, the " virgin goddess," on the coast at the apex of the headland, is a frequented place of pilgrimage.
This page was last modified 10:20, 30 Aug 2006.
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 Kanyakumari,Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu,Kanyakumari Tour,Kanyakumari Travel,Travel to Kanyakumari,Religious Tours to ...
Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari) district is bounded by Tirunelveli district in the north and northeast, by Kerala state in the northwest and confluence of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the west and south.
Kanyakumari, also known as Cape Comorin is located at the southern most tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea meet.
The Cape festival is celebrated on a large scale for three days at Kanyakumari.
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 Noonsite: Act of piracy in Kunniyakumari, Cape Comorin, India
I'd like to report on an act of piracy at Kanniyakumari (Cape Comorin, India's southernmost point) in the night of the 22nd of April 2006 and on how the local authorities handled the problem.
We, Paul V., Bruno L., Christoffer K. were on board of the Sailing Vessel "IDLE VICE" on a coastal cruise (as tourists) from Cochin to Tuticorin.
After having passed Cape Comorin we were coming closer to shore looking for a possible anchorage on the 22 nd of April 2006.
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 Hobson Jobson Dictionary
In 1864 the late venerated Bishop Cotton visited C. Comorin in company with two of his clergy (both now missionary bishops).
He said that having bathed at Hardwār, one of the most northerly of Hindu sacred places, he should like to bathe at this, the most southerly.
This probably is derived from D'Herbe- lot, and involves a confusion often made between Comorin and Comar -- the land of aloes-wood.
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 Kanyakumari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a cape at the southernmost tip of the Indian peninsula.
During British rule, it was known as Cape Comorin.
The closest major city is Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cape_Comorin   (1362 words)

  
 Kanyakumari Travel - Cape Comorin Tourism - Kanyakumari City Guide
This city guide presents all the information related to the travel and tourism of Kanya Kumari or Cape Comorin, the southernmost tip of India.
Also known as Cape Comorin, it is the district headquarters and an important pilgrimage place of the region.
The rough seas and furious sea waves are not suitable for sunbathing or swimming but one can look for a huge variety of shells on the Kanyakumari beach and visit the Vivekananda memorial that recently came into limelight when giant waves hit it during the Tsunami disaster.
www.saviontravel.com /city-guide/kanyakumari/index.html   (291 words)

  
 Mercury Travels
Excursion to Cape Comorin also known as Kanyakumari - the farthermost tip of the Indian peninsula where the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea meet.
Full day excursion to Cape Comorin, 54 miles south of Trivandrum.
Also known as Kanyakumari, it is the farthest tip of the Indian peninsula, where the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea meet.
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 COMORIN, CAPE - Online Information article about COMORIN, CAPE
COMORIN, CAPE - Online Information article about COMORIN, CAPE
Search over 40,000 articles from the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.
COMORIN, CAPE, a headland in the See also:
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Quilon
Diocese of Quilon, in India on the Malabar coast, suffragan of Verapoly, comprises the southern half of the native state of Travancore, and the British territories of Tangacherry and Anjengo.
It stretches from the northern branch of the River Ranee down to Cape Comorin, is bounded on the east by the slope of the Ghauts, and on the west by the Indian Ocean, on the coast of which, however, there is one narrow strip belonging to the Diocese of Cochin.
Out of a total population of 1,600,000, the Catholics number 116,090, having 161 churches and 29 chapels, served by 59 priests, of whom 17 are Discalced Carmelite Fathers from various provinces of Europe, the rest being native clergy.
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 Kalarippayattu, The divine martial art of Kerala
He threw his battle axe into the sea from Gokarna - a place in the northern most part of present day Kerala, and the axe fell into the sea at Cape Comorin.
The sea from Gokarna to Cape Comorin receded and the land of Kerala rose from the waters.
Parasurama established temples, towns, Vedic schools and most importantly 64 kalaris or gymnasiums throughout the length and breadth of the virgin land Kerala.
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 Group Tours to Kerala Backwater. Backwater tour in Kerala, Group Tours to backwaters in Kerala, Backwaters Holiday ...
Trivandrum - Kovalam -Cape Comorin - Alleppey - Cochin - Kumarakom - Trivandrum
The finest beach in the area - and by far the most popular with the visitors - is Kovalam, which is located a few miles southeast of Thiruvananthapuram.
87 km from Kovalam is Kanya Kumari (Cape Comorin), the southernmost tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean meet.
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 The Hindu : Sink efforts into Sethu
Sir, - The much talked-about Sethusamudram project, for shortening the sea route by bringing the west and east peninsular India closer and dredging the sea for avoiding Sri Lankan land each time vessels pass from one direction to the other, has been in limbo for very long.
If the project is implemented, the distance between Cape Comorin and Chennai would get reduced from 755 to 402 nautical miles and between Cape Comorin and Visakhapatnam from 1,014 to 719 nm.
Study reports and countless Cabinet meetings have confirmed the economic viability of the project, feasibility of construction and the resultant advantages.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/2000/02/25/stories/05251307.htm   (264 words)

  
 Welcome to 2003 Tantra Pilgrimage of India - Temples 1
Every Hindu believes that if they bath in the sea at the Cape and makes their offerings to their guru would attain salvation.
The one distinguishing feature of the sand at the Cape is that it is of various colors.
This temple is situated 12 miles from Cape Comorin, in the midst of paddy fields.
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 Kerala Ayurveda Tour,Ayurveda in Kerala,Kerala Ayurveda Tour Packages,Kerala Ayurveda Travel,India Ayurveda Tour ...
On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the Hotel.O/N stay at Hotel.
Morning excursion tour to Cape Comorin in the evening drive back to Hotel.O/N stay at the hotel.
Morning after breakfast drive for Periyar by road.On arrival check-in at the hotel.
www.indianbeachresorts.com /India-tour-package/ayurveda-tour-package-kerala.html   (306 words)

  
 Noonsite: Yacht Boarded Off Cape Comorin, Southern India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
On the night of 22 April off Kannyakumari, Cape Comorin, India's southernmost point more than ten persons in a fishing boat boarded the yacht Idle Vice of Kip.
The authorities recovered the liferaft in an inflated condition with the survival pack including rocket flares missing, although it appears no attempt was made to investigate the incident further.
For full details of the incident and the complaint made, see Act of piracy in Kunniyakumari, Cape Comorin, India
www.noonsite.com /Members/doina/R2006-05-02-2   (84 words)

  
 KanyaKumari, Tip of India
Kanyakumari, the southern most point of India lies in Cape Comorin, Tamil nadu.
Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal meet here.Gandhi Mandapam, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, is in the mainland.
NEAR CAPE COMORIN Octavio paz ----------------------------------------------------------------------- In a Land-Rover stalled in a flooded field, trees upto their necks in water under a new born sky, and phlegmatic white birds, herons and egrets, stainless amid such dramatic green.
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 Hinduism Today | Dec 1993
Tiruvalluvar's gaze from Minor Rock at Cape Comarin will take in the entirety of Mother India, from the Kanya Kumari temple right up to the Himalayas, blessing the land.
While America's Statue of Liberty is a monument to political freedom and social promise, Tiruvalluvar will stand as a silent stone statement of political wisdom, social duty and the spiritual promise of dharma.
Mahatma Gandhi wrote from here in 1937, "I am in front of the sea where three waters meet and furnish a sight unequalled in the world, for this is not port of call for vessels.
www.hinduismtoday.com /archives/1993/12/1993-12-03.shtml   (1636 words)

  
 Kanyakumari is also famous for its vast green stretches of paddy fields, rich forests, coconut groves and mineral sands.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari) district is the southernmost point of peninsular India, bounded by Tirunelveli district in the north and northeast, by Kerala state in the northwest and confluence of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the west and south.
The coastline is almost regular except for some points of land projecting into the sea at Cape Comorin.
During the British Raj, Kanyakumari was bestowed the title of Cape Comorin, necessitated perhaps by the Englishmen's inability to pronounce local names.
www.kanyakumaritourism.com   (189 words)

  
 Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari district, Kanyakumari location   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The small temple dedicated to Kanyakumari, or the youthful form of the primeval energy Shakti (Mother Goddess) is located on the seashore, in the town known by the same name.
Kanyakumari was referred to by the British as Cape Commorin.
Kanyakumari represents the site where the spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda spent days in meditation upon a rock off of the coast.
www.kanyakumari.com   (233 words)

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