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Name: Valiyakara Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Suhelipar North Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kavaratti, , India

Location: Northern end of Suhelipar atoll, Laccadive Islands, off SW coast of India, Arabian Sea.

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships


Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds; range 6 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square pyramidal steel skeletal tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1983: Wooden skeletal tower.

Date Established: 1983

Date Present Tower Built: 1998

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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