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Why a road in mubai is called marine drive :D ?

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Asked by Redif User, 12 Aug '10 11:33 am
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Because when you drive on this road you circumambulate the sea (Arabian sea), which can be seen on one side (and buildings on the other). Marine is concerning sea i.e produced by sea, relating to sea, a picture of a scene of sea. Hence this road is named Marine Drive.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 12 Aug '10 11:48 am

 
  
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Because it passes by a long coastline
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 12 Aug '10 11:40 am

 
  
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It is so-called because the original City of Bombay was a small township around Fort St. George, the former Portuguese Casa da Orta, and which faced the harbor, which is called Front Bay; therefore, the bay behind the city was called 'Back Bay'.

Marine Drive is also known as the 'Queen's Necklace' because at night time when the street lights are switched on, it looks like a glittering diamond necklace - a sight to behold.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 12 Aug '10 11:40 am

 
  
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Marine Drive is a skillfully laid-out boulevard in South Mumbai. It is actually an upturned 'C'-shaped six lane concrete road, which lengthens to 3 km along the coastline - a natural bay. This avenue connects Nariman Point with Malabar Hills. Situated over domesticated land, facing west-south-west; its coastline forms the part of the Arabian Sea. What draws attention to this avenue is the striking esplanade next to the road, where many people come to breathe fresh air and view sunset.
Answered by zohra imam, 12 Aug '10 11:39 am

 
  
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