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Name: Machilipatnam Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Manginapudi Beach Light

Nearest Town or City:
Machilipatnam, , India

Location: East coast of India, Bay of Bengal.

Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships

Tower Height: 148

Height of Focal Plane: 167

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 20 seconds; range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White round concrete tower with black bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1858: Light on flagstaff at fort, focal plane height 69 feet.

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1902?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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