Cape Hotham Lighthouse

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Title Address Description
Emery Point
Allen Ave, Larrakeyah NT 0820, AustraliaEmery Point
Cape Hotham
Hotham NT 0822, AustraliaCape Hotham
Cape Don
Araru Point, Cobourg NT 0822, AustraliaCape Don

Technical Details

First Exhibited1928
LocationLat: 12° 02.7830' S Long: 131° 17.3720' E
Original Optic
Current OpticChance Bros 400mm f.r., 360 deg catadioptric drum.
DemannedBuilt as an unmanned light
ConstructionWhite metal framework tower and Chance Bros 7'1" lantern with curved glazing. Size 3 GRP hut at base.
Height16 m
Elevation17 m
RangeNominal: White 12 nm Red 9 nm
Geographical: 13 nm
CharacterFl. W. (3) in 15 secs with red sector
IntensityWhite: 5,200 cd Red: 1,000 cd
Light Source12V 35W C8 Halogen
Power SourceSolar Conversion 19/9/86
NotesAs as July 2013
  NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.
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