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General                                  
GLOSS number29
Station name

Minicoy, Laccadive Is.

CountryIndia
Time zone82.5E, GMT + 5.5hrs
Latitude (+ve N)8.28333
Longitude (+ve E)73.05
OceanIndian
Observation period(s)1891-1895, 1965-1977
Responsible countryIndia
Authority responsible
for tide gauge
Addl. Surveyor General, Geodetic and Research Branch, Survey of India, 17 E.C. Road, Dehra Dun 248 001, India
GLOSS contactIndia
Committed to GLOSSYes
OperationalNo
Instrumentation 
FloatYes
PressureNo
BubblerNo
AcousticNo
RadarNo
Data
Digital dataNo
Data acquisition rateContinuous recording
Real-time data availableNo
Benchmarks 
Tide gauge benchmarksB.M. G.T.S. embedded 34.6m east of north east corner of the Kachuri (18-19 B.M.)
Benchmark relationships2.45m above chart datum
Data at PSMSL 
Annual MSL (RLR) dataYes (Monthly metric data only available)
MSL methodAverage of Hourly Heights
PSMSL code1050
Additional information 
Other relevant informationGPS and real time data available
Last updated1990-06-23
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