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Name: Colombo Light (new)   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Colombo, , Sri Lanka

Location: In harbor at Colombo, west coast of Sri Lanka.

Managing Organization:
Sri Lanka Ports Authority

This light replaced a light on the Colombo Clock Tower.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds; range 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round stone tower with black and white checkerboard pattern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1829

Date Present Tower Built: 1952

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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