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Kovilan Point Lighthouses

  Province Northern
  District Jaffna
  Nearest Town Karaitivu

Introduction

1916. Active; focal plane 31 m (101 ft); two white flashes every 10 s. 30 m (98 ft) round masonry tower, painted white. No photo available, but the shadow of the lighthouse is seen in a Google satellite view. This lighthouse marks a cape on Palk Bay, which divides northern Sri Lanka from India. Located at the northwestern corner of Karaitivu Island, about 25 km (15 mi) northwest of Jaffna. Site and tower closed. ARLHS SLI-013; Admiralty F0874; NGA 27212.

Kovilan Lighthouse (Fl (2) 10s 30m 11M) was built in 1916 and is located at the northwestern corner of Karaitive Island, about 25km Northwest of jaffna. This lighthouse marks a cape on Park Bay,which divides northern srilanka from India. the 30m height white masonry tower displays twowhite flashes every 10 seconds and visible up to nautical miles.

Kovilan Lighthouse (Fl (2) 10s 30m 11M) was built in 1916 and is located at the northwestern corner of Karaitive Island, about 25km Northwest of jaffna. This lighthouse marks a cape on Park Bay,which divides northern srilanka from India. the 30m height white masonry tower displays twowhite flashes every 10 seconds and visible up to nautical miles.