Colombo Harbor Pilot Station Lighthouse – කොලඹ වරාය ආශ්‍රිත ප්‍රදීපාගාර

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Colombo Harbor Pilot Station Lighthouse

Colombo Harbor Pilot Station Lighthouse
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Colombo Harbor Pilot Station Lighthouse  is one of the six lighthouses in the Colombo Harbour and was completed along with the breakwater in 1885.

This has  a focal plane 17 m (56 ft) and is a 19 m (62 ft) round cylindrical tower topped by a dome, centred on a circular 2-story pilot station. The lighthouse has a green flash every 3 s.

The building is painted white. There are living quarters for 4 duty pilots in it. It has being recently refurbished and equipped with Air Conditioning, a new galley and brand new living quarters.

The top tower is now a VTS control center with some new Radar and Radio equipment installed Down at the lower level there is a resident steward/cook.

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Map of  Colombo Harbor  Pilot Station Lighthouse

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Travel Directions to Colombo Harbor  Pilot Station Lighthouse

Route from Colombo to Colombo Harbor  Pilot Station Lighthouse

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

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