Capital of the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).
Port-blair Sentence Examples
A well-appointed meteorological station has been established at Port Blair since 1868.
The official figures in inches for the station at Port Blair, which is situated in by far the driest part of the settlement, were: - A tidal observatory has also been maintained at Port Blair since 1880.
The home established near Port Blair is used as a sort of free asylum which the native visits according to his pleasure.
The harbour of Port Blair is well supplied with buoys and harbour lights, and is crossed by ferries at fixed intervals, while there are several launches for hauling local traffic. On Ross Island there is a lighthouse visible for 19 m.
To avoid confusion, the name of Port Blair was given to the new settlement, which was established in the beginning of 1858.