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Sydney Harbour, Western Channel Pile Light
Admiralty number K2644 .... NGAnumber 111-6192 .... ARLHS number AUS-286

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Western Channel Pile Light, also known as the West Wedding Cake due to its shape, is an active pile lighthouse located at the Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, off Georges Head at Mosman.
It marks the western end of the Sow and Pigs Shoal. It collapsed in December 2006 and was reconstructed and restored to operation in December 2008.

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Album name:Clydee / AU - New South Wales
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Year first constructed 1908 Year first lit 1924[1] Deactivated 2006-2008
Height of the tower, m:Height 36 feet (11 m) ... Focal height 32 feet (9.8 m)
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Characteristic Oc.R. 3s
Range, nm:Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km)
Coordinates (in any format):Coordinates 33°50′25.72″S 151°15′51.36″E
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Date added:May 28, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:05:28 13:15:30
Keywords:Sydney Harbour ; Australia ; New South Wales ; Offshore
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