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Shorelines in India
Current Science, 1999, Vol 77
Institute for Scientific Information, Inc

Changes in the shoreline at any point could be due to various reasons such as tectonic disturbance or shift in sedimentological regime causing erosion or deposition. Many scientific investigations, focusing on the palaeo-shoreline vis-a-vis sea level fluctuations in India based on numerous geological techniques, have indicated that at about 6000 BP, the sea level was approximately 6 m higher than at present and about 4000 years BP it stabilized at the present one with minor fluctuations.