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Name: Chennai Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Madras Light

Nearest Town or City:
Chennai (Madras), , India

Location: Chennai (Madras) Harbor, southeast coast of India.

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Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships

This is one of the few lighthouses in the world with an elevator.

Tower Height: 151

Height of Focal Plane: 187

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Triangular tower with red and white bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1977

Date Present Tower Built: 1977

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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