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Sydney Harbour / Shark Island lighthouse
Admiralty K2656; NGA111-6208; ARLHS AUS-267

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Shark Island Light is an active pile lighthouse located just north of Shark Island, an island in in Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.
Its light is only visible on in the fairway of the harbour, between Shark Point and Point Piper.

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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 1913
Height of the tower, m:12 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:12
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc): Tower shape round, gallery, lantern Markings / pattern Fl.(3)R. 8s W
Range, nm:6 nautical miles (11 km)
Any other comments:The lighthouse itself is only accessible by boat, and it is closed to the public. However, it is visible from Shark Island at close range. The island itself is open to the public, but capacity is limited and reservations are required.
Coordinates (in any format):33°51′23.59″S 151°15′25.85″E
Displayed:344 times
Date added:May 28, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:05:28 13:35:00
Keywords:Sydney Harbour ; Australia ; New South Wales ; Offshore
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