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Colombo Pilot Station Lighthouses

  Province Western
  District Colombo
  Nearest Town Colombo

Introduction

Date unknown. Active; focal plane 17 m (56 ft); green flash every 3 s. 19 m (62 ft) round cylindrical tower topped by a dome, centered on a circular 2-story pilot station. Building painted white. J├╝rgen Klinksiek has contributed the photo at right, which shows that the tower has been raised in height since Meare's 1964 photo. Another recent photo shows the view from the other direction, and Google has a satellite view. Located at the end of the original southwest breakwater. Site status unknown. Admiralty F0796; NGA 27312.