There are besides many other safe anchorages about the coast, notably Shoal Bay and Kotara Anchorage in the South Andaman; Cadell Bay and the Turtle Islands in the North Andaman; and Outram Harbour and Kwangtung Strait in the archipelago.
At the beginning of October 326 B.C. Nearchus left the Indus with his fleet, and the anchorages sought for each night are carefully recorded.
Scapa Flow contains several good anchorages, the best being Longhope in the island of Hoy.
The anchorages on the east coast are Soo, Karenko and Pinan, which do not call for special notice.
A remarkable feature of the Cuban coast is the number of excellent anchorages, roadsteads and harbours.