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The Manora Point Lighthouse has a 38-metre-high (125 ft) tower

Manora or Manoro (Urdu: جزیرہ منوڑا) is a small island just south of the Port of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It has an area of 2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi). The island is connected to the mainland by a 12 km (7 mi) long causeway called the "Sandspit". Manora and other islands close to it create a protective barrier between Karachi harbor to the north and the Arabian Sea to the south. The western bay of the harbor has endangered mangrove forests which border the Sandspit and Manora island. To the east is Karachi Bay and the beach towns of Kiamari and Clifton. The island is located at 24°48′00″N, 66°58′00″E. Manora is overlooked by the Manora Point Lighthouse, the fourth tallest in Pakistan at 38 m (125 ft).

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