Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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

Lanka, Indian Ocean.

Managing Organization:
Sri Lanka Ports' Authority
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.