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Name: Batticaloa Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Mattuwaran Light

Nearest Town or City:
Batticaloa, , Sri Lanka

Location: East coast of Sri Lanka, Bay of Bengal.

Managing Organization:
Sri Lanka Ports Authority

Tower Height: 93

Height of Focal Plane: 89

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical masonry tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1913

Date Present Tower Built: 1913

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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