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Name: Chank Tapu Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Chanka Light

Nearest Town or City:
Okha, , India

Location: Offshore about 2 miles ENE of Okha, NW coast of India.

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships


Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 42

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds; range 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square skeletal tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1885: Stone day beacon; 1928: Oil lamp added to day beacon; 1934: Sixth order lens added to day beacon.

Date Established: 1928

Date Present Tower Built: 1994

Optics: 300 mm

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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