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Name: Cape Borda Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kingscote, SA, , Australia

Location: Western end of Kangaroo Island.

Managing Organization:
Flinders Chase National Park


Contact Address Information:
PMB 246
Kingscote 5223

The original fog signal cannon used here has been and is fired every day at 12:30.

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 510

Characteristic and Range: 4 white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: 1858

Current Use: Active aid to navigation

Accessible by boat or plane only.

Nearby Lodging: Accommodations are available at the lighthouse. The Lighthouse Keepers' Cottages are operated by the National Parks and Wildlife Service. Phone 0(61 8) 8559 7235 or email for information.

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