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Grotto Point Light, also known as Port Jackson Entrance Range Front Light, is an active lighthouse located at Grotto Point, a rocky headland at the southernmost tip of Balgowlah Heights, New South Wales, Australia, on the north side of Sydney Harbour.
It serves as the front range light, Parriwi (Rosherville) Light serving as the rear light, into Port Jackson. Parriwi Light is located almost exactly 1 mile (1.6 km) (1,690 yards (1,550 m) to be exact) behind Grotto Point Light.
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Album name:mitko / AU - New South Wales
Rating (1 votes):44444(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1910
Height of the tower, m:8 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:19
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):ight occulting four times every 15s; white on range, red right, green left, obscured other
Range, nm:14 nm white, red and green 10 nm
Coordinates (in any format):33°49′3.97″S 151°15′41.64″E
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Date added:May 16, 2014
Keywords:Sydney Harbour ; Grotto Point ; New South Wales ; Australia
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