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Name: Mandvi Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Mandvi, , India

Location: North side of Gulf of Kachchh, NW coast of India.

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Managing Organization:
Department of Lighthouses & Lightships


The 1964 lighthouse was damaged by an earthquake and had to be demolished in 2001.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 121

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds; range 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Skeletal tower on round stone foundation.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1856: Tower with focal plane height of 80 feet. 1889: White tower with focal plane height of 115 feet. 1964: Cylindrical concrete tower with red and white bands, on round stone base, 69 feet tall (focal plane 121 feet).

Date Established: 1856

Date Present Tower Built: 2001

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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