Department of Lighthouses & Lightships
Indira Point was formerly known as Pygmalion Point. This lighthouse was damaged by the December 2004 earthquake/tsunamis in the Indian Ocean, and the staff was lost along with some visiting scientists; 16 people died at the station. More than a year later, the lighthouse is still surrounded by water.
Tower Height: 98
Height of Focal Plane: 115
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, range 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower, red/white spiral bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1972
Date Present Tower Built: 1972
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
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