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Name: Cape du Couedic Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kingscote, S.A., , Australia

Location: In Flinders Chase National Park, southwest corner of Kangaroo Island, South Australia.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Flinders Chase National Park


Tower Height: 84

Height of Focal Plane: 339

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Conical masonry tower, red dome, white lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1906

Date Present Tower Built: 1906

Date Automated: 1957

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Nearby Lodging: Rental accommodations are available in the lightkeepers' cottages at Cape du Couedic. Contact the Accommodation Manager for details at (61 8) 8559 723 or email

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