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Melbourne / Phillip Bay / South Channel Range Front (Pile Light)

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Built in 1874, she formed a lightline with McCrea lighthouse. Inactive from 1985 until 1998. Restored and relocated she's now known as the Rye Channel South Light.
Alse she's the last surviving pile lighthouse in Australia.

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Album name:Hans de Graaf / AU - Victoria
Rating (1 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1874
Height of the tower, m:9 Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:9
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Flashing, period 3s, white
Range, nm:2 nm
Coordinates (in any format):38 20.3112 S 144 49.1013 E
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Date added:Jan 25, 2012
Keywords:Melbourne ; Australia ; Victoria ; Bass strait ; Offshore
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