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Point Pedro Lighthouses

  Province Northern
  District Jaffna
  Nearest Town Kankesanturai

Introduction

1916. Active; focal plane 31 m (102 ft); white flash every 5 s. 32 m (105 ft) round masonry tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai's photo appears at right, and Google has a satellite view. Point Pedro is the northeastern corner of Sri Lanka and the southern entrance to Palk Strait. Located about 30 km (20 mi) east of Kankesanturai. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS SLI-017; Admiralty F0870; NGA 27228.

Point Pedro lighthouse (Fl(3)5s31m10M)was built in 1916 and is located at Northeastern corner srilanka and the Southern entrance to palk strait .The 31m height white conical masonry tower displays one white flash every 5 seconds and visible up to 10 nautical miles.