1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Manaar, Gulf of

19845281911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 17 — Manaar, Gulf of

MANAAR, GULF OF, a portion of the Indian Ocean lying between the coast of Madras and Ceylon. Its northern limit is the line of rocks and islands called Adam’s Bridge. Its extreme width from Cape Comorin to Point de Galle is about 200 miles.