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Melbourne Region / Williamstown / Point Gellibrand Lighttower & Timeball


      

Wooden Lighttower 1840 - 1849
Bluestone Lighttower 1849 - 1859, the light was then replaced by a lightship.
Tower in 1934 30 ft extended with brick and in function as a lighttower once more until 1987.
1987/89 extension demolished and a time ball replaced as a historical/touristic attraction.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / AU - Victoria
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Inactive since 1987
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1849
Height of the tower, m:17
Coordinates (in any format):-37.866838,144.912738
Displayed:317 times
Date added:May 14, 2012
DateTime Original:2008:11:25 16:08:44
Keywords:Melbourne ; Victoria ; Port Fillip ; Australia
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