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Barberyn Ligthouse Beruwala

  Province Southern
  District Galle
  Nearest Town Beruwala

Introduction

1890. Active; focal plane 46 m (151 ft); white flash every 20 s. 34 m (112 ft) round granite tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. Lighthouse Digest has a June 2006 feature article by Preethi Burkholder on this lighthouse, including two photos, Andreas Koehler has a good 2010 photo, Asantha Illesinghe has a closeup, Ranjith Gunarathne has a distant view, and Google has a good satellite view. We need current information on the status of this lighthouse. Located on an island near Beruwala, about 55 km (35 mi) south of Colombo. Accessible only by boat. Site open, tower open daily by arrangement with the keepers. ARLHS SLI-002; Admiralty F0826; NGA 27288.

Barberyn Light House(Beruwala)

Nearest Town or City : Beruwala Sri Lanka

Location : SW coast of Sri Lanka.

Managing Organization : Sri Lanka Ports Authority

Tower Height : 111

Description Tower : White conical stone tower.

Operational : Yes

Date Established : 1890

Date Present Tower Built : 1890

Current Use : Active aid to navigation.

Characteristic Range : White flash every 20 seconds; range 27 nautical miles

Height Focal Plane : 150

National Register : No

Alternate Name1 : Beruwala Light