Cape Wessel Lighthouse

The light .

History

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Cape Don

Cape Don

Cape Don
Araru Point, Cobourg NT 0822, Australia

Cape Don

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Cape Wessel

Cape Wessel

Cape Wessel
East Arnhem NT 0822, Australia

Cape Wessel

Direction

Booby Island

Booby Island

Booby Island
Booby Island, Queensland 4874, Australia

Booby Island

Direction

Technical Details

First Exhibited18/5/1966
StatusActive
LocationLat: 11° 00.2809' S Long: 136° 45.5733' E
Original Optic
Current OpticVRB-25
DemannedBuilt as an unmanned light
ConstructionStainless steel lattice tower and size 3 GRP hut
Height30 m
Elevation54 m
RangeNominal: 17 nm Geographical: 19 nm
CharacterFl. W. 5 secs
Intensity39,381 cd
Light Source12V 35W C8 Halogen
Power SourceSolar Conversion 30/06/83
OperatorAMSA
Notes

  NB: Information is historical data and is not for navigational purposes.

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Keepers

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Access

The tower is not open to the public.

Site Access

The lighthouse groundown of Kiama.

Tours

No tours are available.

Accommodation

No lighthouse accommodation is available

Museum

Thages and is close to the tower.

Friends Group

There is no Friends Group

Associated Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Links

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Sources

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