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Name: Currie Harbour Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Melbourne, , Australia

Location: King Island, Tasmania, Bass Strait.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority


Tower Height: 70

Height of Focal Plane: 151

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6.5 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Iron skeletal tower with central cylinder, enclosed lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Date Deactivated: 1989-1995

Date Automated: 1941

Optics: 1899: First order Fresnel lens; 1940: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

There is a museum in the former lighthouse keeper's house, managed by the King Island Historical Society. For more information contact King Island Historical Society, PMB 14, King Island Tas 7256.

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