Mahabalipuram Lighthouse


Publiziert von Pranav , 18. Dezember 2007 um 08:12.

Region: Welt » India
Tour Datum:26 November 2007
Klettern Schwierigkeit: I (UIAA-Skala)
Zeitbedarf: 0:15
Aufstieg: 100 m

Please find herewith a photograph of the Mahabalipuram Lighthouse at Mahabalipuram, 65 km from Chennai, one of the biggest cities in India.
 
The Lighthouse is managed by Department of Lighthouses & Lightships. Built in 1900, and active, it has a focal plane of 42 m (138 ft); white flash every 10 s. 26 m (85 ft) stone tower with lantern and gallery are unpainted and the lantern dome is painted red. 2° Fresnel lens are in use. 
 
Behind the lighthouse, and higher on a hill, is the 8th century stone temple, from where this photograph was taken.
 
Built atop a large rock, this is one of the best known and most often visited lighthouses on the east coast of India.  Site and tower are open daily 2-4 pm. 
 

Pranav Pandya


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Shailen hat gesagt: Hey Pranav
Gesendet am 4. Januar 2008 um 17:38
Please post some pics of the temple.

ThomasH hat gesagt: RE:Hey Pranav
Gesendet am 15. April 2009 um 12:37
Hi!

I posted some pictures, just come and have a look.


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