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Taiaroa Head Lighthouse

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Taiaroa Head Lighthouse is the second oldest active lighthouse in New Zealand.

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Album name:Tobias / New Zealand
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1864 | Round stone tower with lantern and gallery
Height of the tower, m:12 m Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:60 m
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Group long flashing, period 18s, 2 flashes: flash 2s, eclipse 4s, 158-300 white, 300-158 no light
Range, nm:18 nm
Any other comments:Operator: Port Otago Ltd. | Site Managers: N.Z. Department of Conservation and the Royal Albatross Centre | Designer: James Balfour | First Lit: 2nd of January, 1865 | Converted to Gas: 1921 | Converted to Electricity: 1954 | Automated: 1989
Coordinates (in any format):45°46'25.0"S 170°43'43.1"E
Displayed:124 times
Date added:Oct 01, 2015
DateTime Original:2015:01:20 18:35:50
Keywords:New Zealand ; South Island ; Pacific Ocean
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