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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