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Name: Pirotan Island Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Pirothan Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Jamnagar, , India

Location: On island on south side of Gulf of Kachchh, NW coast of India.

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships


Tower Height: 69

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 20 seconds; range 24 nautical miles.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1898

Date Present Tower Built: 1957

Optics: 1898: Fifth-order lens. 1957: Third-order lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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