Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Dondra head light-house, installed 1889, Sri Lanka.






Lanka, Indian Ocean.


Managing Organization:
Sri Lanka Ports' Authority
Notes:
This lighthouse was designed by James Douglass and constructed by William Douglass of the Imperial Lighthouse Service. This is the tallest lighthouse in Sri Lanka.
Tower Height: 160
Height of Focal Plane: 153
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 28 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White octagonal brick tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1889
Date Present Tower Built: 1889
Current Use: Active aid to navigation. 
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