Saint Martin’s

St. Martin’s Island (Narical Gingira) Lighthouse, focal plane 39 m (128 ft); two white flashes every 30 s. Approx. 35 m (115 ft) square pyramidal skeletal tower with lantern and gallery. The upper fourth of the tower is enclosed by a red and white horizontally slatted daymark. Shahriar Masood’s photo is above, Jim Traub has a distant photo, Salman Mahbub has a view of the island in which the lighthouse can be seen very distantly, the light is at the far left of Shahnoor Habib’s sunset photo, and Bing has a satellite view. St. Martin’s Island is located off the mouth of the Naf River at the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh. The island has a permanent population of about 10,000, and the government is working to develop it as a tourist destination. Located near the northern end of the island; Mahbub has a map. Site probably open, tower closed. Operator: Bangladesh Department of Shipping. ARLHS BAN-006; Admiralty F1057; NGA 26752.

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