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Name: Sagar Island Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Beguakhali, , India

Location: Middleton Point, SW coast of Sagar Island, NE coast of India, Bay of Bengal.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships

Tower Height: 80

Height of Focal Plane: 84

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 17 nautical miles.

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

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1821; White round tower attached to dwelling, still standing (?)

Date Established: 1821

Date Present Tower Built: 1852

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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