View of the sea and Honavar from Tumbhuli Guda in the Western Ghats
Water-colour view of the sea and Honavar from Tumbhuli Guda in the Western Ghats by an unknown artist in 1806. Inscribed on the front in ink is: 'Sketch taken from the Western Ghaats from the summit of Toombhully Gooda, Exhibiting the Features and appearance of the Country below from the Ghaats to the Sea and including Pidgeon Island & Fortified Island and the Bar of Honowar'; in pencil: 'Sketched by - 18o6. Drawn by - .'
The River Sharavathi has its origin in the Western Ghats and is one of the most important west flowing rivers of Karnataka. The river along with its tributaries flows along the rugged terrain of the mountains and joins the Arabian Sea at Honavar in Karnataka.