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Irshalgad "needle hole"

Main characteristics

Coordinates: 18.9344 N 73.2320 E
No:62        (list of all attractions)
Categories:Natural arches
Values:Geology, Visual
Address:Asia, India, Maharashtra, Raigad district, 7 km south from Manmad, near the summit of Irshal Hill
Alternate writings:Irshal Nedhe

Natural arch formed in the basalt of Irshalgad Hill. Summit of hill in medieval times was used as a hill fort.


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  1. Image, Flickr, taken by Nagraj Salian, accessed in 7 May 2010.

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