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Name: Cape Northumberland Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port MacDonnell, , Australia

Location: West of Port MacDonnell, South Australia.

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Photo: Kelly White

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority


The lantern and lens of the 1857 lighthouse built here were sent to Cape Banks, where they remain in use on the lighthouse there.

Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with central red horizontal band.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1857

Date Present Tower Built: 1882

Date Automated: 1977

Optics: First order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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