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Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Diu: Photo 1

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Not a very promising site for a city? The cliffs are sandstone with a volcanic caprock. No fun to walk on barefoot, but this spot is a lot like Chicago. Just as all eastbound traffic from the northern plains bunches up around the tip of Lake Michigan, so coastwise shipping from Arabia to India must come past this island at the very southern tip of the Kathiawar Peninsula.

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