Colombo Harbor Breakwater South End Lighthouse – කොලඹ වරාය ආශ්‍රිත ප්‍රදීපාගාර

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The Colombo Harbor Breakwater South End Lighthouse is one of the six lighthouses in the Colombo Harbour and was buit in 1905.  This is a 12 m (36 ft) round stone tower with a lantern and gallery, painted white. This is an active lighthouse with a focal plane of 13 m (43 ft).

It flashs red every 3 s.   This lighthouse is located at the south end of the detached breakwater protecting Colombo Harbour, marking the north side of the western entrance.

This lighthouse is accessible only by boat.

source : http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/lka.htm

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Travel Directions to Colombo Harbor Breakwater South End Lighthouse

Route from Colombo to Colombo Harbor Breakwater South End Lighthouse

distance : 2.8 km
Travel time : 10 minutes
Driving directions : see on google map

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