Irshalgad needle hole

Natural arch formed in the basalt of Irshalgad Hill, in the lower, middle part of the summit. Summit of hill in medieval times was used as a hill fort.


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

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Irshalgad needle hole 18.934400, 73.232000 Irshalgad Needle Hole
Location, GPS coordinates:18.9344 N 73.2320 E
Categories:Rock formations, Natural arches
Values:Geology, Visual
Rating:1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Where is located?Asia, India, Maharashtra, Raigad district, 7 km south from Manmad, near the summit of Irshal Hill
Alternate writings:Irshal Nedhe

Video of Irshalgad needle hole, seen at 0:30

Vijay Kumar, May 2017

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