Kadalur Point Lighthouse

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Kadalur point lighthouse
Kadalur point lighthouse.jpg
View from the entrance
Kadalur Point Lighthouse is located in Kerala
Kadalur Point Lighthouse
Kerala
Location Kozhikode, Kerala
Coordinates 11°28′08.6″N 75°38′14.1″E / 11.469056°N 75.637250°E / 11.469056; 75.637250Coordinates: 11°28′08.6″N 75°38′14.1″E / 11.469056°N 75.637250°E / 11.469056; 75.637250
Year first lit 1909
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern black and white horizontal bands, red dome
Height 34 metres (112 ft)
Focal height 57 metres (187 ft)
Light source mains power
Range 23 nautical miles (43 km; 26 mi)[1]
Characteristic Fl W 5s.
Admiralty number F0682
NGA number 27652
ARLHS number IND-013[2]

The Kadalur Point Lighthouse is situated in Kadalur, near Koyilandy in Kozhikode district on the coast of Arabian sea in India.[3][4] The circular stone masonry tower has a height of 34 meters. The tower is painted with black and white bands. The lighthouse started its operation in 1907. The light source is a metal halide lamp.

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  1. ^ Kadalur Point Lighthouse Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of India: Kerala and Karnataka". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  3. ^ "Kadalur Point Lighthouse". Directorate General of Lighthouses and LIghtships. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Kadalur Point Lighthouse". Lighthouse Digest. Retrieved 14 September 2015.